Jenner & Block

Lawdragon's "500 Leading Lawyers in America" Includes Jenner & Block Attorneys

Eight Jenner & Block attorneys are among Lawdragon magazine’s 2006 list of “500 Leading Lawyers in America.”  The attorneys honored were selected in their fields by their clients and peers.

  • Partner David J. Bradford was recognized for being a litigation specialist, founding counsel of the MacArthur Justice Center and for his work in first amendment litigation. 

  • Partner Richard J. Gray was praised for his success in antitrust, intellectual property and insurance litigation matters.  “You name it, Gray’s won it,” the editors wrote.

  • Partner Linda L. Listrom was heralded for her work as General Dynamics’ lead counsel and her representation for CBS, Excello Press and First Pacific Bank of Chicago in litigation matters.

  • Partner Ronald L. Marmer was highlighted as a lawyer who directors, officers, attorneys and accountants turn to in judicial and administrative proceedings.

  • Partner John H. Mathias, Jr. was also honored as a “veteran trial lawyer,” who concentrates on insurance coverage litigation, reinsurance arbitrations and class actions.

  • Partner Jerold S. Solovy was singled out for his role in diffusing class-action fraud claims and his work in securing a $1.6 billion verdict against Morgan Stanley on behalf of Firm client Colman Parent Holdings.

  • Partner Barbara S. Steiner was highlighted for being “big companies’ best friend,” in litigation matters as attested by Funai Ltd. and GE Capital.

  • Partner Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. was praised for returning billions in spectrum licenses for NextWave and beating reverse discrimination claims for General Dynamics in matters before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Lawdragon’s leading lawyers will appear in the magazine’s Fall 2006 issue.

Lawdragon is an online and print legal-services information company headed by a group of renowned legal journalists and lawyers. In addition to its quarterly magazine, first published in October 2005, the company offers a searchable database of the nation’s lawyers and other interactive online services.


Practice Groups:
Appellate and Supreme Court Practice
Class Action
Insurance Litigation and Counseling
Intellectual Property
Litigation Department
Media and First Amendment