August 26, 2002

Jenner & Block Partner Robert L. Byman has been appointed Chair of the Federal Civil Procedure Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers.  His appointment will become effective at the College's annual meeting in October 2002. 

Jenner & Block long has had a leading role in the College, which was founded in 1950 to bring together the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada.  In all, 11 of the Firm's current Partners are Fellows, an honor extended by invitation to those experienced trial lawyers who have demonstrated exceptional skill as advocates and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism and civility.