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Mar 21, 2007, 01:00 ET

Susan J. Kohlmann Joins Jenner & Block as a Partner in the New York Office

NEW YORK, March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan J. Kohlmann has joined Jenner & Block's New York office as a Partner in the Firm's Litigation...

Mar 01, 2007, 00:00 ET

Jenner & Block Launches Climate and Clean Technology Law Practice

CHICAGO, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jenner & Block today announced the launch of its Climate and Clean Technology Law Practice to...

Jan 03, 2007, 00:00 ET

Jenner & Block Elects 10 Associates to Partnership

CHICAGO, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, December 18, 2006, Jenner & Block elected ten associates to partnership. They are Terence G....

Nov 30, 2006, 00:00 ET

Court Finds Louisiana Violent Video Game Act to Be Unconstitutional

CHICAGO, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In another victory for Jenner & Block's video game industry clients, a Louisiana district court today...

Nov 10, 2006, 00:00 ET

Bayou Hedge Funds Announce First Litigation Settlement, More Settlements to Follow

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The sole managing member of the failed Bayou Hedge Funds, Jeff J. Marwil, announced today the first of what he...

Oct 24, 2006, 01:00 ET

Harry Sandick, Former SDNY Deputy Chief Appellate Attorney, Joins Jenner & Block

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Harry Sandick has joined Jenner & Block as a Partner in the Firm's Litigation Department. Mr. Sandick will...

Sep 26, 2006, 01:00 ET

Ohio Abandons Two-Year Battle Over Voter Disenfranchisement

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The state of Ohio this week abandoned a two-year-long defense of efforts to disenfranchise 35,000...

Aug 30, 2006, 01:00 ET

Appellate Victory for Jenner & Block Clients in New York Judicial Reform Case

CHICAGO, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In a victory for Jenner & Block's pro bono clients, a federal appeals court today affirmed a preliminary...

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...