Class Action

Jenner & Block is widely regarded as one of the nation’s preeminent class action litigation defense firms.  Clients from across the country rely on the Firm’s experience for their most complex and challenging class action cases.  Our attorneys are vigorous, innovative advocates who have won impressive victories for their clients in class action cases pending in federal and state courts in a broad array of jurisdictions.  We have represented clients in class action proceedings involving such areas as antitrust and unfair competition, consumer financial services, consumer fraud, employment, environmental, insurance, mass torts, product liability, and securities.  In each of those cases, we have drawn upon the Firm’s substantive experience in the area of law at issue, as well as our particular knowledge of complex class action procedures and strategies.

Our attorneys are recognized in the class action field.  Jenner & Block partners are the authors of the leading treatise on class actions, Moore’s Federal Practice (3rd Edition), and have published other leading works in the class action field.  We are also active in the American Bar Association’s Litigation Section Class Actions Committee and the Chicago Bar Association’s Class Action Committee, including serving in leadership roles on key class action committees and subcommittees. 

We emphasize early strategic thinking with the goal of obtaining the best business result for the client.  We are often asked to suggest methods of risk management to minimize the impact of an anticipated problem.  The Firm prides itself on developing a partnership with corporate counsel.  Many of our class action matters are with long-standing clients of Jenner & Block.