Jenner & Block

PricewaterhouseCoopers General Counsel Forum, Chicago, IL

Jenner & Block Partners Ross B. Bricker, David J. Bradford and John F. Ward, Jr. will lead a PricewaterhouseCoopers General Counsel Forum to be held June 19-20 in Chicago, IL.

PricewaterhouseCoopers' monthly General Counsel Forums provide in-house counsel with an opportunity to discuss, debate and gain insight on current legal topics. This month's forum will focus on current and emerging liability and ethical issues facing corporate counsel.

Mr. Bricker has a broad-based business counseling and litigation practice, with a particular focus on the efficient resolution of complex business issues and disputes through proper risk assessment, strategic counseling, negotiation, alternate dispute resolution, and trial. He has had substantial experience in the areas of business ethics, compliance, and Board of Director duties.

Mr. Bradford, Co-Chair of the Firm's Business Litigation Practice, has served as lead counsel in a wide variety of litigation, including securities, RICO, insurance coverage, media, land use, professional liability, antitrust, unfair competition, consumer fraud, intellectual property, regulatory, tax, product liability, class actions and commercial cases in federal and state courts and/or in arbitration proceedings.  He also counsels a number of public and private businesses on business strategy, securities issues and fiduciary responsibility.

Mr. Ward practices primarily in the area of complex civil and commercial litigation involving a wide variety of substantive legal areas, including antitrust, civil rights, commercial law, construction, contracts, employment, ERISA, finance and securities issues, intellectual property, shareholder class actions, telecommunications, trade secrets/unfair competition cases, and wrongful death.