Jenner & Block

Firm Partners Elected to Leadership Roles on the CBA’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee

Two Jenner & Block partners have been elected to leadership roles Chicago Bar Association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee.  Partner Andrew F. Merrick has been elected chairman and Partner Casey T. Grabenstein has been elected vice chairman.  The Committee promotes and educates Chicago lawyers on issues relating to alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation.

Mr. Merrick is a member of the firm’s International Arbitration, Complex Commercial Litigation and Class Action Practices.   He represents corporations and individuals in a variety of complex commercial litigation disputes in state and federal courts and alternative dispute resolution forums across the United States and abroad.  He previously served as the Committee’s vice chairman.

Mr. Grabenstein represents corporations in complex commercial litigation disputes in state and federal courts and arbitration forums across the United States.   He has significant experience representing Fortune 500 and other major companies at the trial and appellate level in a wide range of cases, including breach of contract, product liability, toxic torts, trade secrets, securities fraud, and intellectual property matters.