Jenner & Block

Complex Commercial Litigation

Clients from around the world across a broad range of industries rely on Jenner & Block for their most significant and challenging business cases.  Our trial prowess in high-profile litigation is well known, and Jenner & Block is frequently singled out as the “go-to” litigation firm for major corporate clients.  BTI Consulting has recognized us as a “powerhouse in complex commercial litigation” and an “unparalleled leader in client service.”  The American Lawyer has praised Jenner & Block for our “astonishing” trial results and “hard fought” settlements.  Chambers Global has described Jenner & Block as a firm with “bedrock strength in trial work,” while reporting that our clients “remain steadfast in their support, describing the group as ‘absolutely outstanding.’”  The National Law Journal has likened us to “the Army’s Special Forces: highly trained and ready to deploy anywhere at any time.”

Our trial lawyers are recognized in courtrooms and arbitration hearings around the world for their principled, zealous and effective advocacy.  We handle our clients most high-profile, complex and delicate litigation matters, drawing on our breadth, experience and sophistication across industries and issues.

Building on a long and distinguished history of landmark victories, our Complex Commercial Litigation team combines skillful advocacy, top-tier legal analysis, creative strategies and deep experience in business, finance, accounting and deal structure to achieve our clients’ litigation and business goals.  With dedicated practitioners in each of our five offices across the United States and in London, our highly regarded lawyers represent clients in complex and demanding disputes both at home and abroad.  We count among our ranks 12 Fellows of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers, two former United States attorneys, eight former assistant United States attorneys, a former associate attorney general of the United States, more than three dozen lawyers recognized as “America’s Leading Lawyers” by Chambers USA and numerous leaders of national, state and local bar associations.

We pride ourselves on working closely with our clients to become trusted business advisers with a keen focus on their long term needs.  We understand that in today’s world of instant communication and increased shareholder sensitivity, a key ruling on a dispositive motion can move markets.  The lawyers in our Complex Commercial Litigation Practice understand the unique blend of knowledge and skill required to serve major domestic and multi-national corporations effectively and efficiently.  We thrive on delivering superior results in the types of litigation that impact the client’s bottom line. 

We have experience across a broad range of industries, including but not limited to manufacturing, defense, aviation, automotive and transportation, technology, communications, construction, consumer products, education, energy, financial services, government contracts, health care, hospitality, life sciences, media and entertainment and real estate.  We have litigated cases involving, among other things, breach of contract, fraud and related business torts, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of warranty, post-closing disputes, restrictive covenants, unfair competition, trade secrets, patents, trademarks, copyrights, false advertising and claims brought under the UCC and a variety of state and federal statutes.  We regularly appear in state and federal courts throughout the United States and United Kingdom, as well as before all of the major domestic and international arbitration providers, including the American Arbitration Association/International Center for Dispute Resolution (AAA/ICDR), JAMS, the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR), the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). 

We collaborate to bring unrivaled efficiency and experience to every dispute and to deliver results that exceed our clients’ expectations.  While we regularly handle significant defense work for major corporate players, our lawyers also have achieved immense success representing companies as plaintiffs in complex commercial business disputes.  For clients as diverse as family-run businesses and Fortune 100 companies, Jenner & Block often achieves pre-litigation resolutions that accomplish our clients’ objectives quickly and cost effectively.  We have earned our reputation as a litigation powerhouse and work tirelessly to reinforce it through each new engagement.