Jenner & Block Partner Michael A. Scodro has been named chair of the Illinois Supreme Court’s Committee on Professional Responsibility. He will serve a one-year term starting on January 1, 2017. The Committee advises and makes recommendations on matters relating to legal ethics and professional responsibility.
Mr. Scodro is a member of Jenner & Block’s Appellate and Supreme Court Practice. Before joining the firm, he served as the solicitor general of the State of Illinois from 2007 to 2014. Mr. Scodro has argued cases before the United States Supreme Court,federal courts of appeals, state supreme courts, and all five districts of the Illinois Appellate Court.