Jenner & Block

Terrence J. Truax is the managing partner of Jenner & Block.  As a litigator, Mr. Truax's practice encompasses complex intellectual property, antitrust and commercial litigation matters.  In those fields, he has counseled blue chip and emerging companies on some of the most significant matters in the United States, Asia and Europe.  Before being elected managing partner in May 2014, Mr. Truax served as co-chair of the firm’s Patent Litigation and Counseling Practice.

In addition to his duties at Jenner & Block, Mr. Truax is active in the Chicago community.  He serves as a trustee of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and chairs the board of Breakthrough Urban Ministries, a nonprofit that provides overnight housing, jobs assistance, youth development and fresh food programming.  Mr. Truax is a past board member of the Chicago Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the Chicago Bar Association, and has previously served for many years as a director and advisory board member of Cabrini Green Legal Aid.