Jenner & Block

Complex Commercial Litigation

Clients from around the world rely on Jenner & Block for their most complex and challenging business cases. Our trial prowess in high-profile litigation is well known. The BTI Litigation Outlook 2014, an in-depth analysis of the litigation market, ranked Jenner & Block as “A Powerhouse in Complex Commercial Litigation,” one of just five law firms that clients see as best in that area. The American Lawyer previously selected us as one of the top five litigation departments in the United States. Citing our impressive business victories for Fortune 500 clients, the magazine singled out Jenner & Block for our “astonishing” trial results and “hard fought” settlements. Chambers Global legal directory 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.’”

Building on a long history of landmark victories, lawyers in Jenner & Block’s Complex Commercial Litigation Practice combine zealous advocacy, creative strategies, and experience in business, finance, accounting and deal structure to achieve our clients’ litigation and business goals.  Our Complex Commercial Litigation Practice includes trial and appellate attorneys who have been recognized as among the leading attorneys in the country.

Today, business deals have reached unprecedented levels of complexity.  Corporate governance and compliance issues, coupled with the interplay of the media and investor relations, further contribute to the challenges of doing business.  As a result, truly effective legal representation requires practitioners with a sophisticated understanding of:

  • Financial analysis and valuation
  • Financial products, structures and markets
  • Deal and corporate structures
  • Fiduciary duties
  • Debt and equity financing 
  • Complex commercial transactions

It is against this backdrop that we excel.  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, even a key ruling on a dispositive motion can move markets.  Whether it is a lawsuit related to a deal gone bad or a complex case of first impression, with millions or often billions of dollars at stake, our clients look to us to resolve their most vexing business disputes.  The lawyers in our Complex Commercial Litigation Practice understand the unique blend of knowledge and skill required to serve effectively and efficiently major domestic and multi-national corporations.  We thrive on delivering superior results in the types of litigation that impact the client’s bottom line.