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Jun 06, 2016, 10:00 ET Private Equity Lawyer Kyle Gann Joins Jenner & Block as a Corporate Partner in Chicago

Jenner & Block is pleased to announce that corporate lawyer Kyle Gann is joining the firm as a partner in its Chicago office.  Mr. Gann...


May 24, 2016, 10:55 ET Leading Wealth Management Lawyers Barbara Grayson and H. Debra Levin Join Jenner & Block to Launch and Co-Chair New Private Wealth Practice

 Jenner & Block is pleased to announce the creation of the Private Wealth Practice, a new practice that will offer a broad range of tax,...


May 04, 2016, 10:10 ET Howard Janet, Author of Navigating a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit: "It's Time to Do Away with Peer Review Protections"

A study estimating 250,000 patients die each year in the U.S. as the result of medical errors committed in hospitals and other health care...


May 03, 2016, 12:00 ET Leading Entertainment Litigator Anthony Basich Joins Jenner & Block's Content, Media & Entertainment Practice

 Jenner & Block is pleased to announce that leading entertainment litigator Anthony M. Basich will join the firm's nationally recognized...


Apr 25, 2016, 11:10 ET Highly Regarded Government Contracts Lawyers D. Joe Smith, Gregory Petkoff and Matthew Haws Join Jenner & Block in Washington, DC

Jenner & Block is pleased to announce that three partners have joined the firm's Government Contracts Practice in Washington, DC.  D. Joe...


Apr 19, 2016, 15:01 ET Nationally Recognized Advertising and Media Lawyers Benjamin Mulcahy and Gina Reif Ilardi Join Jenner & Block's Content, Media & Entertainment Practice

 Jenner & Block is pleased to announce that advertising and media lawyers Benjamin R. Mulcahy and Gina Reif Ilardi are joining the firm as...


Apr 04, 2016, 12:25 ET Professional Responsibility Lawyers Michael McNamara and Kirsten Hicks Spira Join Jenner & Block as Partners in Los Angeles

 Jenner & Block is pleased to announce that Michael McNamara, a nationally recognized commercial litigator with more than 30 years of...


Mar 04, 2016, 10:00 ET Three-Time General Counsel and Business Executive Randy Mehrberg Rejoins Jenner & Block as Partner

 Jenner & Block is pleased to announce that former partner Randall E. Mehrberg is rejoining the firm in the Chicago office.  Mr....


Feb 23, 2016, 10:05 ET Jenner & Block Partner Craig C. Martin Named Chair Of The Firm's Litigation Department

 Jenner & Block is pleased to announce that Partner Craig C. Martin has been named Chair of Jenner & Block's Litigation...


Feb 08, 2016, 10:15 ET Elite Corporate Lawyer Kurt von Moltke Joins Jenner & Block as Co-Chair of Mergers and Acquisitions Practice

 Jenner & Block is pleased to announce that H. Kurt von Moltke, an elite corporate lawyer with more than 30 years of experience...


Jan 06, 2016, 11:17 ET Tax and Private Equity Lawyer Olga Loy Rejoins Jenner & Block as Corporate Partner in Chicago

 Jenner & Block is pleased to announce that tax and private equity lawyer Olga Loy has rejoined the firm as a partner in the Chicago...


Nov 09, 2015, 10:46 ET Former Assistant US Attorney Gayle Littleton Joins Jenner & Block's Chicago Office as Partner in White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice

 Jenner & Block is pleased to announce that Gayle E. Littleton, a former federal prosecutor, is joining the firm as a partner in its...


Nov 02, 2015, 09:34 ET Potential New Vaccine Candidate Aims to Block Transmission of Malaria Parasites

Vaccine candidate administered for the first time in humans in a phase I clinical trial led by Oxford University'sJenner Institute, with...


Oct 26, 2015, 11:20 ET Former Department of Justice Chief Privacy Officer Nancy Libin Joins Jenner & Block's DC Office as Partner

 Jenner & Block is pleased to announce that experienced privacy lawyer Nancy C. Libin, former Chief Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer at...


Oct 26, 2015, 11:00 ET Top Class Action Firm Takes on VW on Behalf of Marylanders

 One of Maryland's top class action law firms has filed a lawsuit against Volkswagen, Inc. seeking compensation for all persons in Maryland who...


Aug 03, 2015, 13:06 ET Leading Private Equity Lawyers Alan Roth and Christopher Douglass Join Jenner & Block's Chicago Office

Jenner & Block LLP is pleased to announce that leading private equity lawyers Alan B. Roth and Christopher J. Douglass are joining the firm...


Jul 13, 2015, 11:30 ET Jenner & Block Expands Corporate Department with Addition of Corporate Finance and Debt Fund Partner Neil Cummings

 Jenner & Block LLP is pleased to announce that corporate finance lawyer Neil Cummings has joined the firm as a partner in its Los Angeles...


Jun 08, 2015, 08:13 ET Medical Errors Led to Destruction of Teen Athlete's Heart and Need for Transplant, Lawsuit Claims

 Parents of a talented high school athlete have filed a lawsuit against doctors and hospitals they claim are responsible for diagnosis and...


Jun 04, 2015, 09:00 ET Experienced Justice Department Lawyer Brian Hauck to Rejoin Jenner & Block as Partner

 Jenner & Block LLP is pleased to announce that Brian Hauck, a former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the US Department of Justice's...


May 11, 2015, 08:00 ET Esteemed Restructuring and Bankruptcy Lawyer Richard Levin Joins Jenner & Block as New York Partner

 Jenner & Block LLP is pleased to announce that internationally renowned restructuring and bankruptcy lawyer Richard Levin – an...


May 04, 2015, 10:15 ET Experienced Government Contract Lawyer Mark J. Nackman Joins Jenner & Block LLP

Jenner & Block LLP is pleased to announce that experienced government contract lawyer Mark J. Nackman, a former general counsel for a business...


Apr 07, 2015, 13:00 ET Paralyzed Worker Awarded $36 Million Settles Case Against Pepco

 A construction worker who was significantly burned and paralyzed as the result of a fall at a Potomac Electric Power Company substation and...


Mar 26, 2015, 09:55 ET Janet, Jenner & Suggs Attorney Kimberly Dougherty Takes Top Honor as Massachusetts' "Lawyer of the Year"

Janet, Jenner & Suggs' attorney Kimberly Dougherty, whose efforts in gathering and preserving evidence against the New England Compounding...


Dec 01, 2014, 10:13 ET William C. Pericak, Former Director of Justice Department's Deepwater Horizon Task Force, Joins Jenner & Block LLP as DC Partner

 Jenner & Block LLP is pleased to announce that William C. Pericak, former director of the Justice Department's Deepwater Horizon Task...


Nov 10, 2014, 10:26 ET Former Acting General Counsel for U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Damon Y. Smith Joins Jenner & Block

Jenner & Block is pleased to announce that Damon Y. Smith, former acting general counsel for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...