NEW YORK, March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan J. Kohlmann has joined Jenner
& Block's New York office as a Partner in the Firm's Litigation Department.
She brings to the Firm nearly 25 years of experience in complex litigation
matters involving, among other things, copyright, trademark, and trade
Most recently the Chair of the Intellectual Property Department of the
New York office of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Ms. Kohlmann has
litigated a broad array of high profile disputes, including that involving
world- renowned artist Andy Warhol's estate. She has also represented Sharp
Electronics Corporation and many other corporations in various class action
and other matters. In addition, Ms. Kohlmann has counseled many other large
corporations on a variety of intellectual property and e-commerce matters,
such as content licensing, software licensing, and technology development.
"We are very pleased that Susan is adding her extraordinary talents to
our growing IP Practice," said Jenner & Block's Managing Partner Gregory S.
Gallopoulos. "Her experience in complex litigation matters for high-profile
clients, involvement in numerous bar associations and causes, and
commitment to pro bono advocacy makes her a wonderful fit."
Ms. Kohlmann serves as Co-Chair of the New York City Bar's Committee to
Enhance Diversity, and is also a member of the Boards of Legal Momentum and
Volunteers of Legal Services, Inc. She is also a former Member of the
Executive Committee of the New York City Bar, and has received recognition
as a New York Super Lawyer in 2006 in Intellectual Property Litigation. Ms.
Kohlmann was named among Outstanding Women of the Bar by the New York
County Lawyers Association in 2004.
Ms. Kohlmann received her law degree from the Columbia University
School of Law in 1982, where she served as Casenote and Comment Editor for
the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law. She also received her B.A. from
Yale University in 1979.
Jenner & Block LLP ( http://www.jenner.com ) is a national law firm
with offices in Chicago, Dallas, New York and Washington, D.C. Founded in
1914, the Firm has over 450 lawyers offering experience in virtually every
area of the law and industry. Jenner & Block's reputation as one of the
country's most successful law firms has been established by consistently
delivering excellent legal counsel to clients in the boardroom and in the
courtroom, from the trial level through the United States Supreme Court.
Jenner & Block has been repeatedly named to The American Lawyer's "A-List"
identifying the country's 20 law firms that are "true leaders of the
profession" based on its demonstrated commitment to client service, pro
bono representation, diversity and career development. In January of 2006,
the Firm also placed among the top five litigation departments in The
American Lawyer's biennial "Litigation Department of the Year" award
SOURCE Jenner & Block LLP