On Tuesday, May 29, Jenner & Block’s Chicago office hosted the Federal Bar Association’s (FBA) 2018 Criminal Practice Program. More than 70 federal practitioners attended the annual event, which featured panels on jury selection, federal sentencing, current developments in federal criminal law and the prosecution and defense of firearms cases. Partner and FBA Chicago Chapter Board Member Gabriel A. Fuentes organized the event and moderated the firearms panel. The panelists included US District Judges Virginia Kendall, Manish Shah, Sarah Ellis and John J. Tharp, as well as US Magistrate Judge M. David Weisman.
Mr. Fuentes is a trial lawyer and former assistant US attorney with broad-based experience in complex civil and criminal matters. He also has extensive experience in complex civil litigation, including asset recovery, class action defense, civil antitrust defense, legal malpractice and the theft of corporate trade secrets.