Jenner & Block

Thirty Jenner & Block Partners Selected for 2009 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Thirty Jenner & Block Partners were recently designated for inclusion in the 2009 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The Firm was also recognized as the number one law firm in Chicago and the State of Illinois with the most attorneys featured in the categories of "Bet-the-Company Litigation,” “Education Law,” and “Collaborative Law: Family Law." In addition, the Firm was named top law firm in Chicago in the "White-Collar Criminal Defense" category.

Published annually, the 2009 edition marks the 26th year of The Best Lawyers in America listing.  This edition of Best Lawyers is based on over 1.8 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by leading attorneys throughout the country who were given the opportunity to cast votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their respective practice areas.

The 30 Jenner & Block partners included in the 2009 edition are:

Appellate Law
Paul M. Smith
Donald B. Verrilli, Jr.

Banking Law
Carter H. Klein

Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
Daniel R. Murray
Ronald R. Peterson
Catherine L. Steege

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Lee A. Freeman, Jr.
Jerold S. Solovy
Thomas P. Sullivan
Anton R. Valukas

Collaborative Law: Family Law
James H. Feldman

Commercial Litigation
Jeffrey D. Colman
Lee A. Freeman, Jr.
Chester T. Kamin
John B. Simon
Charles B. Sklarksy
Jerold S. Solovy
Thomas P. Sullivan
Anton R. Valukas

Communications Law
John J. Hamill
John R. Harrington
Terri L. Mascherin

Construction Law
Joseph G. Bisceglia

Education Law
Lisa Scruggs

Environmental Law
Bill S. Forcade
E. Lynn Grayson

Equipment Finance Law
Daniel R. Murray

Family Law
James H. Feldman

First Amendment Law
David P. Sanders
Paul M. Smith

Insurance Law
Matthew L. Jacobs
Lorelie S. Masters
John H. Mathias, Jr.

Intellectual Property Law
Harry J. Roper

Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Joseph P. Gromacki

Real Estate Law
Donald I. Resnick

Securities Law
Joseph P. Gromacki

White-Collar Criminal Defense
Jeffrey D. Colman
Chris C. Gair
Charles B. Sklarsky
Thomas P. Sullivan
Anton R. Valukas