January 01, 2013

Jenner & Block Partners Stephen L. Ascher, Andrew H. Bart, Marc B. Hankin, Katya Jestin, Susan J. Kohlmann, Heather D. McArn, Gianni P. Servodidio, Patrick J. Trostle and Richard F. Ziegler were selected as 2012 New York Super Lawyers, a peer-review guide to the top five percent of attorneys in New York.

Mr. Ascher was recognized in Securities Litigation; Mr. Bart and Ms. Kohlmann in Intellectual Property Litigation; Mr. Hankin, Ms. McArn and Mr. Trostle in Bankruptcy; Ms. Jestin in Criminal Defense: White Collar; Mr. Servodidio in Intellectual Property; and Mr. Ziegler in Business Litigation.

Mr. Ascher is a member of the Securities Litigation and Bankruptcy Litigation Practices. His practice focuses on claims for and against financial institutions relating to securities, derivatives, and other financial transactions.

Mr. Bart is an experienced commercial litigator and is Co-Chair of the Content, Media & Entertainment Practice. Clients in the entertainment industry, particularly recording companies, film studios and music publishers, seek his counsel on intellectual property issues and contractual disputes.

Mr. Hankin is a member of the Bankruptcy, Workout and Corporate Reorganization Practice and Bankruptcy Litigation Practice.  He represents creditors in complex Chapter 11 reorganizations, out-of-court financial restructurings and international insolvency cases.

Ms. Jestin is a member of the Firm’s White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice. She counsels companies and executives in criminal, regulatory, and congressional investigations, including representing clients before the United States Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.
Ms. Kohlmann is a litigator in our Content, Media & Entertainment Practice and Chair of the Trademark, Advertising, and Unfair Competition Practice. Clients seek her counsel on a wide variety of complex matters, including copyright, trademark and trade secret disputes.

Ms. McArn is a member of the Firm’s Bankruptcy, Workout, and Corporate Reorganization, and Bankruptcy Litigation Practices. She counsels parties in large, complex Chapter 11 reorganizations and has worked on bankruptcy cases including Enron, World-Com, GM and Lehman Brothers.
Mr. Servodidio is a member of the Trademark, Advertising and Unfair Competition Practice. He represents clients in copyright, Internet, trademark, advertising and anti-piracy matters, focusing on the intersection of IP law, technology and the Internet.
Mr. Trostle is a member of the Firm’s Bankruptcy, Workout, and Corporate Reorganization, and Bankruptcy Litigation Practices. He focuses on complex Chapter 11 reorganizations and international insolvency cases.
Mr. Ziegler is Managing Partner of the Firm's New York office and a member of the Complex Commercial Litigation Practice. A former general counsel of a Fortune 100 company, former federal prosecutor and an active civil litigator and counselor, he focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, international arbitration and corporate governance and compliance matters.