Jenner & Block

Nineteen Jenner & Block Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers

Fifteen Jenner & Block attorneys were recently selected for inclusion in Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers in its 2013 guide to the “top 5 percent of attorneys” in the district.  In addition, the publication recognized four attorneys as “Rising Stars.”

Published in the April 2013 issue of Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers Magazine, the list recognizes attorneys through a comprehensive, peer-review-based evaluation process, which includes surveying thousands of attorneys and asking them to nominate the best attorneys they had personally observed in action.

Partners Lorelie S. Masters and Paul M. Smith are among the "Top 100," which consists of lawyers who received the highest point totals in the balloting, research and blue ribbon review process. Paul is also recognized in the "Top 10," and Lorie is in the "Top 50" of women Super Lawyers.

Partners Brian S. Scarbrough, Joshua M. Segal and Scott B. Wilkens and Associate Jan A. Larson are listed among the “2013 Washington, D.C. Rising Stars,” which designates the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state who are 40 years old or younger or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.

The following is a complete list of Jenner & Block attorneys recognized by Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers (listed by Super Lawyers’ primary area of practice):


Paul M. Smith

Business Litigation

David W. DeBruin
Michael B. DeSanctis
David A. Handzo

Criminal Defense: White Collar

Joseph P. Covington


Steven B. Fabrizio (Entertainment & Sports, Intellectual Property Litigation)

Samuel L. Feder (Entertainment & Sports, First Amendment/Media/Advertising, Communications)

Government Contracts

Julie M. Carpenter
David A. Churchill
W. Jay DeVecchio


Matthew L. Jacobs
Lorelie S. Masters

Securities Litigation

Larry P. Ellsworth
Michael K. Lowman     
Thomas C. Newkirk

The following is the list of “Rising Stars” and their Super Lawyers’ Practice Areas: Partner Brian S. Scarbrough and Associate Jan A. Larson (Insurance); Joshua M. Segal (Appellate); and Scott B. Wilkens (Business Litigation).