August 15, 2013

Jenner & Block Partner Lawrence S. Schaner is recognized by Best Lawyers as the Chicago International Arbitration-Commercial “Lawyer of the Year” in its 2014 edition.

Best Lawyers is the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession.  In 2009, in addition to its standard annual list, Best Lawyers began designating “Lawyers of the Year” in the United States in high-profile legal practice areas in large legal communities.  Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is selected for this honor.  According to Best Lawyers, these lawyers are chosen on the basis of the “particularly impressive voting averages” they received in the publication’s most recent peer-review assessments conducted with thousands of leading lawyers.

Larry is a litigator, co-chair of the firm’s International Arbitration Practice and vice-chair of the International Bar Association’s Arbitration Committee  He represents parties in all aspects of international and domestic arbitration and in related matters, such as enforcing arbitration agreements and awards.  A sought-after speaker and author, he is the editor of Dispute Resolution International, the journal of the Dispute Resolution Section of the IBA, and of the IBA Arbitration Guide, an introduction to the law and practice of arbitration in more than 40 countries. 

Best Lawyers also names Larry among the “2014 Best Lawyers in America” in its International Arbitration-Commercial and Governmental practice areas. In addition to Larry, 39 other firm partners are listed in 26 practice areas. Announced on August 15, 2013, the 2014 edition will be published in October.