William M. Strom is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department.
Before joining Jenner & Block, Mr. Strom served as a law clerk to the Honorable Sue E. Myerscough of the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois. Before clerking, Mr. Strom worked as a Law Fellow in the Children and Families Practice Group at LAF, where he focused on education law.
Mr. Strom received his B.A. in 2005 from Yale College, completing major fields of study in the Program on Ethics, Politics, and Economics (EP&E) and the Department of Music, from which he graduated with distinction. He received his J.D. in 2013 from Northwestern University School of Law, where he graduated cum laude and was elected to the Order of the Coif. While at Northwestern, Mr. Strom was co-president of the campus chapter of the American Constitution Society, Colloquy Editor for the Northwestern University Law Review, and Teaching Assistant to Professor Joshua Kleinfeld (Criminal Law) and Professor Kathleen Dillon Narko (Communication and Legal Reasoning). Before law school, Mr. Strom was a 2005 Teach For America corps member, working as an elementary school teacher in Mission, South Dakota, on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation.
Mr. Strom is a member of the Board of Governors of the Chicago Council of Lawyers and the LAF Young Professionals Board. He is admitted to practice in Illinois.