Award
June 17, 2021

The 2021 edition of The Legal 500 United States recognizes Jenner & Block in 24 national practice categories. Of those, the firm received a Tier-1 ranking in the Copyright, Native American Law, and Telecoms and Broadcast (Regulatory) categories.

In addition, three partners are recognized in the “Hall of Fame” category: Richard Levin (Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Corporate); Andrew H. Bart (Copyright) and Samuel Feder (Telecoms and Broadcast: Regulatory).

Five partners are also recognized as “Next Generation Lawyers.” They include Adam G. Unikowsky (Appellate: Supreme Courts (States and Federal); Jan A. Larson (Insurance: Advice to Policyholders); Alison I. Stein (Copyright), (Media and Entertainment: Litigation); Nick Saros (Trade Secrets (Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters)); and Edward L. Prokop (M&A: Middle-Market ($500M-999M)).

Ten partners are recognized as “Leading Lawyers” in their respective practices: Jessica Ring Amunson(Appellate: Supreme Courts (States and Federal)); Ian Heath Gershengorn (Appellate: Supreme Courts (States and Federal)); Mélida Hodgson (International Arbitration); Martin C. Glass (Cannabis); Matthew E. Price(Energy Litigation: Conventional Power); Marc L. Warren (Transport: Aviation and Air Travel – Litigation and Regulation); Susan J. Kohlmann (Copyright); Debbie L. Berman (Trade Secrets (Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters)); Andrew H. Bart(Media and Entertainment: Litigation); and Rebekah P. Goodheart (Telecoms and Broadcast: Regulatory).

Overall, 90 lawyers are recommended in 24 national practice categories in The Legal 500 United States 2021 editorial. Legal 500 recognizes Jenner & Block in the following categories:

  • Appellate: Courts of Appeal
  • Appellate: Supreme Courts (States and Federal)
  • Cannabis
  • Copyright
  • Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense: Advice to Corporates
  • Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense: Advice to Individuals
  • Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans: Design
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Energy Litigation: Conventional Power
  • Environment: Litigation
  • General Commercial Disputes
  • Government Contracts
  • Insurance: Advice to Policyholders
  • International Arbitration
  • M&A: Middle-Market ($500m-$999m)
  • Media and Entertainment: Litigation
  • Native American Law
  • Restructuring (including Bankruptcy): Corporate
  • Securities Litigation: Defense
  • Telecoms and Broadcast: Regulatory
  • Telecoms and Broadcast: Transactional
  • Trade Secrets (Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters)
  • Transport: Aviation and Air Travel: Litigation Regulation
  • US Taxes: Non-Contentious

The 90 recommended lawyers in each ranked Legal 500 practice area include:

Appellate: Courts of Appeal | Supreme Courts (States and Federal)

Cannabis

Copyright

Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense

Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans: Design

Energy Litigation: Conventional Power

Environmental: Litigation

ERISA Litigation

General Commercial Disputes

Government Contracts

Insurance: Advice to Policyholders

International Arbitration

M&A: Middle-Market ($500M-$999M)

Media and Entertainment: Litigation

Native American Law

Restructuring (including Bankruptcy) – Corporate

Securities Litigation – Defense

Telecoms and Broadcast: Regulatory

Telecoms and Broadcast: Transactional

Trade Secrets (Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters)

Transport: Aviation and Air Travel – Litigation and Regulation

US taxes – Non-Contentious