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Feldman Elected Chair of the Board of Directors for The Family Institute at Northwestern University

Jenner & Block Partner James H. Feldman has been elected the Chair of the Board of Directors for The Family Institute at Northwestern University.

The Family Institute is a leading center for marital and family therapy, community outreach, education and research, giving clients access to some of the most experienced psychotherapists and experts in the field. Headquartered in Evanston, The Family Institute offers close to 50,000 therapy sessions a year.

Mr. Feldman, Chair of Jenner & Block’s Family Law Practice, has been a member of the The Family Institute Board of Directors at Northwestern University since 2003, previously serving as Vice Chair as well as Nominating Chair. According to a Family Institute statement Mr. Feldman “has been instrumental in building the Board over the past three years with a focus on increasing the Board’s effectiveness and visibility and has helped bring in eight new members.”

Mr. Feldman’s practice encompasses the full range of family law service including litigation, collaborative law, mediation and counseling. Mr. Feldman has been repeatedly recognized as being one of the leading family law practitioners in the field.  He has been listed in all editions of The Best Lawyers in America since its first publication in 1983 and has been consistently recognized by the Leading Lawyers Network and by Super Lawyers as a “Top Illinois Family Law Attorney.”  The August 2008 issue of Leading Lawyers Network Magazine listed him among the Top 10 of Leading Family Lawyers in Illinois.  Mr. Feldman is AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer recognition for ethical standards and legal ability. 

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