Jenner & Block

Batterson Joins Jenner & Block

Donald E. Batterson has joined Jenner & Block as a partner in the Firm’s Corporate Practice. While previously serving as a mergers, acquisitions and securities lawyer for a national law firm, he handled numerous complex transactions for a wide range of leading companies. He will practice in Jenner & Block’s Chicago office.

“Don brings to Jenner & Block an impressive depth of experience representing high profile public companies in M&A and securities transactions,” said Managing Partner Robert L. Graham. “This experience will undoubtedly be a solid addition to the Firm’s public company team.”

Most recently, Mr. Batterson was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis, where he represented many large companies in their public and private offerings, acquisitions and other transactions, including General Motors Corporation, The ServiceMaster Company and Exide Technologies. While at Kirkland, he worked extensively with Robert Osborne who now Chairs Jenner & Block’s Corporate Practice Group.