Ross B. Bricker is Chair of Jenner & Block’s Complex Commercial Litigation Practice, leading over 130 attorneys across the firm’s five offices. Mr. Bricker joined Jenner & Block in 1980 and became a partner in 1987. He was a founding member of the firm’s Washington, DC office and served as both the founder and as a managing partner of the firm’s Miami, Florida office. Over the years, Mr. Bricker has had leadership roles in the firm’s Policy and Management Committees.
Twice during his career, Mr. Bricker has been called upon by clients of the firm to serve as their General Counsel, or to lead the client’s internal legal function. During 2005, Mr. Bricker served as Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel of SPX Corporation, a New York Stock Exchange listed Fortune 500 company, with manufacturing facilities around the world. In early 2009, Mr. Bricker was asked to supervise the legal and compliance groups for Pali Capital, Inc., a global financial services firm with its principal offices in New York and London.
While at Jenner & Block, Mr. Bricker has had a broad-based business counseling and litigation practice. His particular focus is on the efficient resolution of complex business issues and disputes through proper risk assessment, strategic counseling, negotiation, alternate dispute resolution and, when necessary, trial. His practice includes representation of both plaintiffs and defendants, including individuals, privately held entities and Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Bricker has had substantial experience in the areas of business ethics, compliance, governance and board of director duties.