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Jun 01, 2010, 14:37 ET

Jenner & Block Creates Real Estate Finance Litigation and Workout Task Force to Aid Clients in the Commercial Real Estate Crisis

With a predicted $1.4 trillion in loans due to reach term limits between 2010 and 2014 for significantly undervalued properties, the commercial...

May 19, 2010, 15:46 ET

Jersey City Chromium Law Suit Seeks Relief for Residents, Attorneys Announce

Residents have filed a lawsuit, against Honeywell International of New Jersey and PPG Industries of Pennsylvania for dumping and failing to clean...

Apr 14, 2010, 16:24 ET

Thousands of Documents Referenced in Lehman Examiner's Report Now Available at Lehmanreport.jenner.com

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York today resolved the last issues affecting the full publication of the report of the...

Mar 11, 2010, 16:54 ET

Examiner's Report in Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy Available Online at lehmanreport.jenner.com

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York today at a hearing unsealed the report of the Examiner in the Lehman Brothers...

Jan 18, 2010, 10:54 ET

David Savner, Former General Counsel of General Dynamics, Returns to Jenner & Block

David A. Savner, the former Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary for leading global defense contractor General Dynamics, has...

Nov 24, 2009, 18:31 ET

Maryland Woman Thankful for Wyeth Verdicts

In addition to family, friends and health, cancer survivor Diane Wisneski has added Philadelphia jurors to her Thanksgiving gratitude list....

Sep 11, 2009, 10:49 ET

Former Associate White House Counsel Kenneth Lee Joins Jenner & Block's L.A. Office

Kenneth K. Lee, former Associate Counsel to President George W. Bush, has joined Jenner & Block's Los Angeles office as a partner. Mr. Lee,...

Aug 19, 2009, 12:35 ET

Dean of Insurance Policyholder Bar Jerry Oshinsky Joins Jenner & Block's Los Angeles Office

Jerry Oshinsky, considered one of the leading policyholder side insurance coverage litigators in the nation, is joining Jenner & Block as a...

Jul 20, 2009, 11:01 ET

Former GM General Counsel Robert Osborne Returns to Jenner & Block

Robert S. Osborne, Group Vice President and General Counsel of General Motors, will rejoin Jenner & Block in September 2009 as a Partner in...

Jun 30, 2009, 13:55 ET

AmLaw Names Jenner & Block Nation's Top Firm for Pro Bono for Second Year

For the second year in a row, Jenner & Block was recognized as the number one law firm in the country for pro bono service by The American...

May 18, 2009, 11:33 ET

U.S. Supreme Court Ends Decades-Long Dispute Over Steinbeck's Works

Ending a decades-long dispute over the rights to John Steinbeck's classic literary works such as Of Mice and Men and The Grapes of Wrath, the U.S....

Apr 13, 2009, 15:39 ET

Jenner & Block Opens Los Angeles Office

New partners Rick Richmond and Brent Caslin will lead nationally-respected law firm's West Coast expansion Jenner & Block LLP announced the...

Apr 09, 2009, 09:00 ET

National Law Journal Recognizes Jenner & Block's Appellate Practice as One of Nation's Best

Jenner & Block was recognized by The National Law Journal in the newspaper's 2009 "Appellate Hot List," which recognizes 20 law firms "with...

Mar 24, 2009, 11:32 ET

Jenner & Block Names Michael DeSanctis Washington, D.C. Office Managing Partner

Jenner & Block has named Partner Michael B. DeSanctis the Managing Partner of the Firm's Washington, D.C. office. Mr. DeSanctis is a highly...

Mar 16, 2009, 11:14 ET

Former DOJ Deputy Assistant AG Jessie K. Liu Returns to Jenner & Block's Litigation Department

Former Department of Justice attorney and federal prosecutor Jessie K. Liu has joined Jenner & Block as a partner in its Washington, DC...

Feb 14, 2009, 15:04 ET

York County Jury Awards $4.4 Million in Birth Injury

A York County jury on Friday awarded $4.4 million to the parents of a child who suffered a brain injury at birth. The award was against Piedmont...

Feb 09, 2009, 10:16 ET

Distinguished Communications Law Attorney Philip Verveer Joins Jenner & Block

Noted communications attorney Philip L. Verveer has joined Jenner & Block as Of Counsel in its Washington, DC office. Mr. Verveer, described...

Feb 04, 2009, 20:04 ET

Supreme Court Veteran and Renowned Litigator Donald Verrilli to Join DOJ as Associate Deputy Attorney General

Jenner & Block Partner Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., recognized as one of the nation's preeminent litigators and Co-Chair of the Firm's Appellate...

Jun 23, 2008, 01:00 ET

Experienced Litigator Eric S. Jackson Joins Jenner & Block

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Eric S. Jackson, a distinguished litigator with extensive experience in intellectual property, commercial,...

Feb 27, 2008, 00:00 ET

Former FCC General Counsel Samuel L. Feder Joins Jenner & Block

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Samuel L. Feder, former General Counsel of the Federal Communications Commission, will join Jenner &...