Company Overview of Jenner & Block LLP
Jenner & Block LLP provides legal advisory services. Its areas of expertise include mergers and acquisitions, securities, finance, private equity, real estate, tax, insurance, and environmental and commercial law. The firm also handles issues related to technology, intellectual property, bankruptcy, reorganization, labor and employment, executive compensation, and government contracts. Additionally, it focuses on antitrust and trade regulation, appellate practice, arbitration, business litigation, construction law, family law, and health care law. The firm serves clients in defense, aerospace, pharmaceuticals, media, banking and finance, and telecommunication sectors. It was formerly known a...
330 North Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-7603
Founded in 1914
Key Executives for Jenner & Block LLP
Chairman of The Board and Partner
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
Jenner & Block LLP Key Developments
Jenner & Block Appoints Charlie Lightfoot as Partner for Litigation and Arbitration Practice
Sep 21 15
Jenner & Block has hired White & Case partner Charlie Lightfoot to lead the firm's London-based litigation and arbitration practice.
Jenner & Block LLP Announces Management Appointments
Aug 3 15
Jenner & Block LLP announced that Alan B. Roth and Christopher J. Douglass are joining the firm as partners in the Chicago office. They will be part of the firm's Corporate, Private Equity, and Mergers and Acquisitions practices. With more than three decades of experience, Mr. Roth leads one of the most active fund formation and small business investment company (SBIC) practices in the United States. The addition of Mr. Roth, Mr. Douglass and one of their colleagues, Kate Price, who is joining the firm as special counsel, will significantly broaden the firm's private equity capabilities and add more than 50 new private equity and SBIC clients. All three previously worked at Locke Lord. Mr. Roth's practice is focused primarily on private equity fund formation, including SBIC licensing, investment and compliance, corporate acquisitions, and the representation of closely held corporations and individuals. Mr. Douglass has spent most of his career representing private equity and mezzanine funds, including SBICs. He focuses on representing funds as they make, manage and exit investments, as well as counseling the funds' portfolio companies on a wide range of business, financing, securities and governance issues. Ms. Price, too, has spent her career representing private equity and mezzanine funds and generally concentrates on fund formation, SBIC licensing and regulatory matters and related issues.
Jenner & Block LLP Appoints Neil Cummings as Partner in its Los Angeles Office
Jul 13 15
Jenner & Block LLP announced that corporate finance lawyer Neil Cummings has joined the firm as a partner in its Los Angeles office. With more than 20 years of experience representing a range of market participants, Mr. Cummings will add depth to the firm's growing strength in corporate finance and increase the Los Angeles office's transactional capabilities. He will be a member of the Corporate and Corporate Finance Practices. Mr. Cummings is admitted to practice law in California and New York as well as in England and Wales and Ontario, Canada. These qualifications and his experience working on transactions governed by English law and US law further increase the firm's global capabilities, particularly with the recent opening of Jenner & Block's London office.
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