Thirty-Seven Jenner & Block Partners and Numerous Practices Recognized in Chambers USA

Jun 17, 2010, 15:59 ET from Jenner & Block

CHICAGO, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty-seven Jenner & Block partners were recognized in the 2010 edition of Chambers USA.  In addition, the Firm was recognized in 19 of Chambers' state and national practice categories.

Chambers USA is a highly regarded and widely distributed directory that recognizes law firms and attorneys who have demonstrated "technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment" and other qualities valued by clients, according to their research.  Chambers' rankings are based on thousands of interviews with clients and other attorneys.

Numerous Firm practices and partners were ranked at "Band 1," Chambers' highest level of recommendation, based on its assessment of marketplace commentary and "the volume, complexity and size of work" undertaken.  

"We're honored that partners in both our litigation and transactional practices have been recognized by Chambers this year," said Jenner & Block Managing Partner Susan C. Levy. "The rankings reflect our continuing focus on delivering exceptional results for our clients and fostering exceptional talent among our practices in all our offices."

Below is a list of the Jenner & Block practices and partners who were recognized in the 2010 edition of Chambers USA.  For more information please click here:



  • Corporate/M&A (Highly Regarded)
  • Government: Government Contracts
  • International Arbitration

District of Columbia

  • Insurance: Policyholder
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite: Regulatory


  • Antitrust
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Communications
  • Corporate/M&A & Private Equity (Highly Regarded)
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Environment (Band 1)
  • Insurance: Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation: General Commercial (Band 1)
  • Litigation: White Collar Crime (Band 1)
  • Media & Entertainment: Litigation (Band 1)
  • Real Estate

New York

  • Corporate/M&A (Highly Regarded)

Individual Partners

Andrew Bart, Media & Entertainment: Media Litigation (New York)

David A. Churchill, Government: Government Contracts (National)

Jeffrey D. Colman, Litigation: General Commercial (Illinois)

Jay W. DeVecchio, Government: Government Contracts (National)

Christopher C. Dickinson, Insurance: Dispute Resolution (Illinois)

Samuel L. Feder, Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite: Regulatory (District of Columbia)

Bill S. Forcade, Environment: Litigation (Illinois)

Lee Freeman, Antitrust (Illinois)

Chris Gair, Litigation: General Commercial (Illinois)

Robert L. Graham, Environment: Mainly Transactional (Illinois)

E. Lynn Grayson, Environment: Mainly Transactional (Illinois)

Joseph P. Gromacki, Corporate/M&A (Illinois)

John R. Harrington, Communications (Illinois)

Matthew L. Jacobs, Insurance: Policy Holder (District of Columbia)

Tobias L. Knapp, Corporate/M&A (New York)

Vincent Lazar, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Illinois)

Thaddeus J. Malik, Corporate/M&A (Illinois)

Lorelie S. Masters, Insurance: Policy Holder (District of Columbia)

John H. Mathias, Jr., Insurance: Dispute Resolution (Illinois)

Daniel Murray, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Illinois)

Thomas C. Newkirk, Securities: Regulation: Enforcement (National)

Jerold Oshinsky, Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Policy Holder (National)

Jerold Oshinsky, Insurance: Policy Holder (California)

Ronald R. Peterson, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Illinois)

Donald I. Resnick, Real Estate (Illinois)

Harry J. Roper, Intellectual Property (Illinois)

David P. Sanders, Media & Entertainment: Litigation (Illinois)

Lawrence Schaner, International Arbitration (National)

Steven M. Siros, Environment: Litigation (Illinois)

Charles B. Sklarsky, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Illinois)

Charles B. Sklarsky, Litigation: General Commercial (Illinois)

Paul M. Smith, Media & Entertainment (District of Columbia)

Paul M. Smith, Appellate Law (National)

Paul M. Smith, First Amendment Litigation (National)

Jerold S. Solovy, Litigation: General Commercial (Illinois)

Catherine L. Steege, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Illinois)

Thomas P. Sullivan, Litigation: General Commercial (Illinois)

Thomas P. Sullivan, Litigation: Trial Lawyers (National)

Michael S. Terrien, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Illinois)

Anton R. Valukas, Litigation: General Commercial (Illinois)

Anton R. Valukas, Litigation: Trial Lawyers (National)

Anton R. Valukas, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Illinois)

James A. Vroman, Environment: Litigation (Illinois)

Richard F. Ziegler, International Arbitration (National)

SOURCE Jenner & Block