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23 Jenner & Block Attorneys Recognized by D.C. Super Lawyers

Twelve Jenner & Block attorneys were recently selected for inclusion in Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers in its 2014 guide to the “top 5 percent of attorneys” in the district.  In addition, the publication recognized 11 attorneys as “Rising Stars.” 

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.  In addition to being named in two practice areas, Partner Paul M. Smith was also recognized among the “Top 10” Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers, a designation for who received the highest point totals in the nomination, research and review process. 

The following is a complete list of Jenner & Block attorneys listed by Super Lawyers’ primary area of practice:

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Matthew L. Jacobs

Appellate
David W. DeBruin
Paul M. Smith

Bankruptcy
David A. Handzo

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

Class Action/Mass Torts
David A. Handzo
Michael K. Lowman

Communications
Michael B. DeSanctis
Samuel L. Feder

Entertainment and Sports
Michael B. DeSanctis

Franchise/Dealership
David W. DeBruin

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

Insurance
Matthew L. Jacobs

Media and Advertising
Paul M. Smith

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 Jessica Ring Amunson (Appellate, Constitutional Law); Partners Carrie F. Apfel and Daniel E. Chudd and Special Counsel Damien C. Specht (Government Contracts); Partner Brian S. Scarbrough and Associate Jan A. Larson (Insurance); Partner Matthew E. Price (Appellate, Civil Litigation, Constitutional Law); Partner Joshua M. Segal (Appellate, General Litigation); Partner Scott B. Wilkens (Business Litigation); Associate Melissa A. Cox (General Litigation) and Associate Adam G. Unikowsky (Appellate, General Litigation, Communications).