Jenner & Block



  • Law Bulletin Publishing Company
    40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch, 2016
  • Illinois Super Lawyers
    "Super Lawyer," Business Litigation - 2014-2020
    "Best of the Best" (among the top 100 lawyers in the state) - 2015
    "Rising Star," Business Litigation - 2012, 2013
  • The Chicago Bar Association and Chicago Bar Foundation
    Maurice Weigle Exceptional Young Lawyer Award - 2009
  • Jenner & Block
    Albert E. Jenner, Jr. Pro Bono Award - 2008
  • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI)
    Distinguished Fellow Alumni Award, 2014
  • Constitutional Rights Foundation
    Along with other firm attorneys, received Chicago's Bill of Rights in Action Award for representation of client incarcerated at Guantanamo Bay - Please click here to view.
  • Australia Bar Association
    Recognition for representation of Australian national incarcerated at Guantanamo Bay
  • Korean American Bar Association of Chicago
    Distinguished Service Award - 2014
  • Tibetan Alliance Chicago
    Recognition for representation of two Tibetan nationals charged with disorderly conduct in Cook County criminal court
  • The United States District Court of the Northern District of Illinois
    Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service - 2019


  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    Founder, Henry Owl Scholarship - School of Arts and Sciences
  • Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago (CRFC)
    Chair - 2019-present
    Vice Chair - 2016-present
    Member, Executive Board - 2014-present
    Member, Board of Directors - 2012-present
  • Northwestern's Center on Wrongful Convictions
    Member, Advisory Board - 2014-present
  • Northwestern University Leadership Circle
    Member, 2016
  • Public Interest Law Institute (PILI)
    Member, Board of Directors - 2010-2014
  • Illinois Legal Aid Online
    Gala Committee - 2014
  • The Center for Justice in Capital Cases at DePaul University School of Law
    Member and Chair, Advisory Board of Directors - 2006-2014
  • Cabrini Green Legal Aid
    Member, Young Professionals Board - 2010-2012
  • Chicago Lawyers Softball Association
    Commissioner - 2008-2013


  • American Bar Association, Section of Litigation
    Litigation Institute for Trial Training - 2007
  • University of Illinois
    Stuart N. Greenberger Research Associate for Legal Ethics - 2001-2002
  • Chicago Bar Association
    Moderator, CLE seminar on trial skills - 2019

Service To The Bar

  • American Bar Association
    Section of Litigation
    Commercial & Business Litigation Committee
  • American Bar Foundation
  • Chicago Bar Association
    Chair, Strategic Planning Committee - 2018-present
    Chair, Civil Practice Committee - 2019-present
    Vice Chair, Civil Practice Committee - 2018-2019
    Founding Member, Business Divorce and Complex Ownership Disputes Committee - 2018
    Board of Managers, Member - 2016-2018
    Co-chair, CBA-CBF 2016 Pro Bono Week
    Chair, Federal Civil Practice Committee - 2014-2015
    Vice Chair, Federal Civil Practice Committee - 2013-2014
    Judicial Evaluation Committee, Lead Investigator - 2009-2011
  • Illinois State Bar Association
    Appointed Member, Illinois Bar Journal Editorial Board - 2012-2016
    Appointed Member, Supreme Court Rules - 2010-2011
    Appointed Member, Young Lawyers Division Council - 2005-2006
  • Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases
    Appointed Member - 2009-present