Jenner & Block

Jenner & Block Elects 10 Associates to Partnership

On Monday, December 21, 2009, Jenner & Block elected ten associates to the partnership. They are Christine L. Childers, Frank J. Eichenlaub, Brian J. Fischer, Jason J. Green, Matthew S. Hellman, John J. Molenda, Duane Pozza, Sandi J. Toll, Scott B. Wilkens, and Bradley M. Yusim.

“Our 2010 class of partners are a talented group of attorneys who embody the Firm’s values of exceptional client service and commitment to the community,” said Managing Partner Susan C. Levy. “We’re thrilled to welcome them to the partnership.”

Christine L. Childers
Christine L. Childers is a Partner in the Bankruptcy, Workout and Corporate Reorganization, Commercial Law and Uniform Commercial Code and Bankruptcy Litigation Practices. Ms. Childers obtained her J.D. magna cum laude from Valparaiso University School of Law in 2002, where she served as Associate Editor for the Valparaiso University Law Review. She received her B.S. cum laude from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1998.

Frank J. Eichenlaub
Frank J. Eichenlaub is a Partner in the Real Estate and Business and Financial Transactions Practices, with specialties in Real Estate Securities, Real Estate Finance, Corporate Real Estate Services, and Real Estate Development and Construction. Mr. Eichenlaub obtained his J.D. with Honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 2002, where he served as Symposium Editor for the North Carolina Law Review. He received his B.A. with High Distinction from Indiana University in 1993.

Brian J. Fischer
Brian J. Fischer is a Partner in the Litigation Department and the Complex Commercial Litigation Practice. Mr. Fischer obtained his J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2002, where he served as Symposium Director and Editor for the Harvard Journal on Legislation. He served as a law clerk for the Honorable Naomi Reice Buchwald of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York in 2003-2004. He received his B.A. summa cum laude from Binghamton University in 1999.

Jason J. Green
Jason J. Green is a Partner in the Litigation Department and the Complex Commercial Litigation Practice. Mr. Green obtained his J.D. cum laude from The John Marshall Law School in 2002, where he served as Co-Founder and Executive Lead Articles Editor for The John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law and was a member of The John Marshall Law Review, where he won the Scrivener Award for Best Student-Authored Law Review Article. He received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1999.

Matthew S. Hellman
Matthew S. Hellman is a Partner in the Firm's Litigation Department and the Appellate and Supreme Court Practice. Mr. Hellman obtained his J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2002, where he served as President of the Harvard Law Review. He served as a law clerk for the Honorable Michael Boudin of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit from 2002-2003. He then clerked for the Honorable David H. Souter of the United States Supreme Court from 2004-2005. He received his B.A. with Highest Honors and Phi Beta Kappa from Swarthmore College in 1998.

John J. Molenda
John J. Molenda is a Partner in the Firm’s Litigation Department and the Intellectual Property; Appellate and Supreme Court; and Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Medical Devices Practices. Dr. Molenda obtained his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1998 and served as a law clerk for the Honorable Alan D. Lourie of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit from 1998-2002. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry from Vanderbilt University in 1994, focusing on pharmaceutical design and evaluation.  Dr. Molenda received his B.S. degrees in Chemistry and History from Vanderbilt in 1991, graduating cum laude and with Honors in the College of Arts and Science.

Duane C. Pozza
Duane C. Pozza is a Partner in the Firm's Litigation Department and the Creative Content Practice. Mr. Pozza obtained his J.D. with Distinction from Stanford Law School in 2002, where he served as Submissions Editor for the Stanford Technology Law Review. He served as a law clerk for the Honorable Roslyn O. Silver of the United States District Court for District of Arizona from 2002-2003. He received his B.A. with Honors and Phi Beta Kappa from University of Texas at Austin in 1998, where he also was Dedman Distinguished Scholar.

Sandi J. Toll
Sandi J. Toll is a Partner in the Litigation Department and the Complex Commercial Litigation and Health Care Litigation Practices. Ms. Toll obtained her J.D. magna cum laude from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2002, where she served as Articles Editor for the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal. She received her B.S. with Distinction from Cornell University in 1997.

Scott B. Wilkens
Scott B. Wilkens is a Partner in the Litigation Department and Complex Commercial Litigation Practice. Mr. Wilkens obtained his J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2002, where he served as Editor for the Harvard Law Review. He served as a law clerk for the Honorable Raymond C. Fisher of the United States Court of Appeals of the Ninth Circuit in 2002-2003. He received his M.S. in International Relations from the London School of Economics, where he studied as a Fulbright Scholar. He received his B.A. with Highest Distinction  and Honors from the University of North Carolina in 1993, where he was also a Morehead Scholar.

Bradley M. Yusim
Bradley M. Yusim is a Partner in the Litigation Department and the Complex Commercial Litigation Practice. Mr. Yusim received his J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2002, where he served as Editor for the Journal of Law, Technology and Policy. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 1998.