Jenner & Block

 

Awards

  • Albert E. Jenner Pro Bono Award - 2012
  • American Constitution Society, Chicago Chapter
    Chicago Legal Legend - 2011
  • Benchmark Litigation
    Litigation Star (Illinois) - 2009, 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America - 2005-2020
    Commercial Litigation
    Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Chambers USA
    Litigation: General Commercial (Illinois) - 2008-2014
  • Chicago Bar Association/Chicago Bar Foundation
    Justice John Paul Stevens Award - 2012
  • Chicago Inn of Court
    Donald Hubert Public Service Award - 2008
  • City of Chicago, Office of Municipal Investigations
    Recognition of Outstanding Service - 1986
  • Illinois Capital Resource Center
    Above and Beyond the Call of Duty Award - 1990
  • Illinois Public Defenders Association
    Award of Excellence - 1996
  • Illinois Super Lawyers
    General Litigation - 2005-2010
    Professional Liability: Defense - 2011-2019
  • John Howard Association of Illinois
    Leadership Award - 2008
  • Juvenile Justice Initiative
    2014 Leadership Award
  • Leading Lawyers Network
    Civil Appellate Law, 2004-2014
    Civil Rights/Constitutional Law, 2004-2014
    Commercial Litigation, 2004-2014
    Criminal Defense Law: White Collar, 2004-2014
    Professional Malpractice Defense Law: Including Legal/Technical/Financial, 2004-2014
  • Mayor Richard M. Daley and the Chicago City Council
    Commendation for Public Service - 2008
  • Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
    Legal Services Award - 1997
    Award of Appreciation - 1990
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    Presidential Commendation - 1997
  • National Legal Aid and Defenders Association
    Arthur von Briessen Award for Outstanding Volunteer Contributions to the Provision of Legal Assistance to the Poor - 1996
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
    Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service - 2009

Community

  • Committee for Honest Elections
    Member, Board of Directors -1984-1988
  • Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago
    Board of Directors, 1999-Present
  • Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice
    Chairman, 2012-2014
    Member, 2012-Present
  • John Howard Association
    Member, Board of Directors -1989-Present
  • Leadership Council on Metropolitan Open Communities
    Member, Board of Directors -1996-1997
  • MacArthur Justice Center
    Member, Board of Advisors -1995-1997, 1999-2013
  • Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
    Member, Board of Directors -1984-1988, 1992-1996
  • Uptown People's Law Center
    Board of Directors -1982-1990

Educational

  • Children and Family Justice Center, Northwestern University School of Law Board of Advisors, 1996-2013
  • Georgetown Law School
    Member, Board of Advisors, Corporate Counsel Institute -1999-2004

Service To The Bar

  • American College of Trial Lawyers
    Fellow
  • Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice
    Member 2012-Present
    Chairman 2012-2013
  • Chicago Bar Foundation
    Member, Board of Directors -1995-Present
    President - 2003-2005
  • Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Post-Conviction Review of Death Sentences
    Member and Chairman -1987-1990
  • Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Pattern Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases
    Member and Secretary-Treasurer -1976-1980