Jenner & Block

Fares Akremi is an associate in the Litigation Department.

Mr. Akremi received his JD from Stanford Law School and his BA from the University of Missouri.  While at Stanford, he served as editor-in-chief of the Stanford Journal of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties and as notes editor of the Stanford Law Review.  Mr. Akremi was also a member of the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic; served on the executive boards of several affinity groups including the law school’s LGBTQ group, OutLaw; was selected to be a student member of multiple institutional committees; and served as a teaching assistant for the first-year federal litigation course.  Mr. Akremi’s writing on the federal state secrets privilege was published in the Stanford Law Review and received the Law360 Burton Award for Legal Writing and the Steven M. Block Civil Liberties Award.

Before joining the firm, Mr. Akremi served as a law clerk to the Honorable Matthew F. Kennelly of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.  He also completed a Jenner & Block Pro Bono Fellowship with the Special Litigation Division of the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia.  Mr. Akremi will serve as a law clerk to the Honorable Cornelia T.L. Pillard of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit during the 2020-21 term.