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Jul 05, 2006, 01:00 ET

Bayou Group of Hedge Funds Launches Second Wave of Lawsuits

NEW YORK, July 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Late last week, the Bayou Group of Hedge Funds filed another 25 lawsuits against former investors in receipt of...

Jun 28, 2006, 01:00 ET

Texas Democrats' Attorneys Paul M. Smith and Sam Hirsch on Today's Supreme Court Decision

WASHINGTON, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenner & Block Partners Paul M. Smith and Sam Hirsch on today's Supreme Court decision in the Texas...

May 30, 2006, 01:00 ET

Bayou (Domestic) Hedge Funds File Chapter 11

NEW YORK, May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bayou (Domestic) Hedge Funds filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy relief on May 30, 2006 in New York. Under the...

May 01, 2006, 01:00 ET

Jenner & Block Partner Jeff J. Marwil Appointed as Receiver for the Domestic Bayou Hedge Funds

NEW YORK, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff J. Marwil, a partner at Jenner & Block, was appointed on April 28, 2006 as the federal equity Receiver...

Mar 28, 2006, 00:00 ET

Plaintiff Firm Relying on Track Record in Major Push Into Business Litigation Arena

BALTIMORE, March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is issued by Janet, Jenner and Suggs, LLC: Relying on its track record representing...

Jan 20, 2006, 00:00 ET

U.S. Enron Task Force Director to Join Jenner & Block's New York Office

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrew Weissmann, who directed the government's Enron Task Force and led the prosecutions of some of the most...

Oct 10, 2005, 01:00 ET

Chris Gair Joins Jenner & Block as Partner

CHICAGO, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Chris Gair has joined Jenner & Block as a Partner in the Firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution and White...

Oct 04, 2005, 01:00 ET

Paul F. Jock, II Joins Jenner & Block as Partner

CHICAGO, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul F. Jock, II has joined Jenner & Block as a Partner in the Firm's Corporate Practice, continuing a long...

Oct 03, 2005, 01:00 ET

Gershengorn Defends Tribal Autonomy Before U.S. Supreme Court

CHICAGO, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenner & Block Partner Ian Heath Gershengorn told the U.S. Supreme Court today that a Native American...

Sep 20, 2005, 01:00 ET

Human Rights Campaign Gives Jenner & Block a Perfect Score

CHICAGO, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenner & Block LLP is the first Chicago- based law firm and only the fourth nationwide to earn a 100%...

Aug 11, 2005, 01:00 ET

Kevin Trudeau Files Suit Against New York Consumer Protection Board

CHICAGO, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Trudeau, consumer activist and author of the bestseller, "Natural Cures 'They' Don't Want You to Know...

Aug 04, 2005, 01:00 ET

War on Terror's Impact on Human Rights to Be Discussed By ABA Meeting Panel Moderated By Jenner & Block's Barry Sullivan

CHICAGO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The War on Terrorism's effect on human rights and compatibility with the Rule of Law will be addressed by a...

Aug 01, 2005, 01:00 ET

Award Winning SEC Trial Attorney Larry P. Ellsworth Joins Jenner & Block

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Larry P. Ellsworth has joined Jenner & Block as a Partner in the Firm's Securities Litigation Practice....

Jun 07, 2005, 01:00 ET

Mark Heilbrun Joins Jenner & Block's Public Policy and Litigation Practice

WASHINGTON, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Heilbrun has joined Jenner & Block's Washington, DC office as a Partner in its Litigation and Public...

Apr 25, 2005, 01:00 ET

Ronald DeKoven Joins Jenner & Block as Of Counsel

CHICAGO, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally prominent bankruptcy and finance attorney, Ronald DeKoven, has joined Jenner & Block as Of...

Mar 29, 2005, 00:00 ET

Jenner & Block Set to Argue Landmark Supreme Court Copyright Case

CHICAGO, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenner & Block Partner Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. will argue before the U.S. Supreme Court on March 29 in a...

Mar 14, 2005, 00:00 ET

Jenner & Block Once Again Premier Sponsor of Minority Corporate Counsel Association Expo to Kick Off This Week

CHICAGO, March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenner & Block will be continuing its tradition of being the Premier Sponsor of the Minority Corporate...

Jan 06, 2005, 00:00 ET

Jenner & Block Wins Nationally-Watched Baltimore Fair Housing Case for Public Housing Residents

BALTIMORE, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal court ruled today in favor of African-American public housing residents that the U.S. Department of...

Oct 21, 2004, 01:00 ET

Thomas C. Newkirk to Join Jenner & Block as Partner

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thomas C. Newkirk will join Jenner & Block as a Partner in the Firm's Securities Litigation...

Sep 23, 2004, 01:00 ET

Jenner & Block Obtains Favorable Decision in Schiavo 'Right to Die' Case

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida Supreme Court today struck down the law that gave the Governor of Florida the authority to...