Jenner & Block

Alexander N. Ghantous is a staff attorney in the firm’s litigation department.

As a staff attorney at Jenner & Block Mr. Ghantous has assisted on matters that include, but are not limited to, anti-trust, breach of contract, and breach of fiduciary duty issues.  He has also assisted with government investigations. 

Mr. Ghantous also has an active pro-bono practice.  He has assisted with post-conviction, 42 § 1983, and asylum matters.

Mr. Ghantous is well versed in the area of attorney-client privilege, and was a contributor to the 2017 edition of the firm’s privilege outline, Protecting Confidential Legal Information: A Handbook for Analyzing Issues Under the Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work-Product Doctrine.

Prior to joining Jenner & Block, Mr. Ghantous was a Volunteer Attorney at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (CVLS).  During this time, he worked on issues involving contract law, consumer law, and landlord-tenant law.  He also worked on a variety of electronic discovery projects.  

Mr. Ghantous earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Columbia College Chicago in 2006, where he graduated with honors.  He graduated from The John Marshall Law School in January of 2013.  Among other experience obtained while in law school, Mr. Ghantous worked as a research assistant for two professors.  Mr. Ghantous was also on the Dean’s List for the fall 2011 and spring 2011 semesters.  Furthermore, Mr. Ghantous received a CALI Excellence for the Future Award for earning the highest grade in Remedies during the fall 2011 semester.

Mr. Ghantous is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association.  He is admitted to practice law in the state of Illinois and before the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois.