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Jenner & Block LLP

  • Designation: Chicago
  • Head Count: 434
  • Gross Revenues: $357,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $825,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,235,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -12

Jenner & Block is a Chicago-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Jenner & Block has 434 attorneys and is the 103rd largest firm in the United States.  With $357,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 87th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2012 Global 100 survey, Jenner & Block ranked as the 98th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, FL, IL, NY and TX.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 87 -12 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 87 -12 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 103 -1 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 1 1 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 73 -21 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 65 36 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 64 -9 Summer programs

In the News

In-House Counsel Profile: CBOE Holdings Inc.'s Joanne Moffic-Silver

Lisa Holton : The National Law Journal : December 22, 2014

"I met with the GC at the CBOE, who wasn't looking for someone. Later that day, he called me and said, 'We can find a place for you.' "

Broadcasters Pursue Aereo in Bankruptcy Tug-of-War

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : December 17, 2014

After driving online TV startup Aereo out of business, the broadcast networks are fighting to lift a hold on litigation stemming from the company's Chapter 11 filing so they can press their infringement claims and secure their pound of flesh.

Ruling Could Bolster Lawsuits Against Police

Tony Mauro : The National Law Journal : December 15, 2014

A little-noticed U.S. Supreme Court ruling from May could give an unexpected boost to alleged victims of excessive force by police in their efforts to hold law enforcement officers accountable.

Gibson Dunn, Kirkland Trade Blows; Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 14, 2014

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher grabbed a senior debt finance partner from Kirkland & Ellis in London, as the latter snatches Winston & Strawn's litigation chair in Chicago; Jones Day beefs up in Miami; Sidley Austin snags six from Loeb & Loeb; a half-dozen lawyers leave firms for in-house jobs and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Lance Cooper and the Power of Discovery: One Case, 30M Recalls

Katheryn Hayes Tucker : Daily Report : December 11, 2014

Some lawyers are known for what they do in the courtroom. Lance ­Cooper is known for the heavy lifting it takes to get there.

Big Law Still Makes Too Few Women Partners

Aric Press : The American Lawyer : December 10, 2014

Fewer than a third of new partners at Am Law 200 firms are women. It's time for fresh approaches.

Drug Developer's Procedures Vindicated in Arbitration

: Daily Business Review : December 08, 2014

An Akerman team representing a drug developer was allowed after arbitration to move ahead with clinical trials on a surgical clotting drug.

Penn State's Legal Fees Rack Up While Controversy Winds Down

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : December 08, 2014

As UVA comes under fire for failing to investigate reports of sexual assault on campus, Penn State is trying to wind down a controversy of its own. DLA Piper released its ninth quarterly report on athletic integrity at the university, giving it a positive review of its progress. Meanwhile, firms such as Reed Smith, Saul Ewing, Duane Morris, Jenner & Block, along with DLA, will collect some of the $56 million—perhaps more—that Penn State now owes in legal and other fees.

Accusations, Infighting Flare Up at Bridgegate Meeting

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : December 08, 2014

The first meeting of New Jersey lawmakers investigating the September 2013 closure of local access lanes to the George Washington Bridge in five months rapidly descended into animosity as both sides accused each other of abuses of power and improper conduct.

Bridgegate Committee Stops Short of Clearing Christie

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : December 05, 2014

A report prepared by the special counsel for the committee of the New Jersey Legislature that is investigating the abrupt local lane closures of the George Washington Bridge has stopped short of exonerating Republican Gov. Chris Christie of having any involvement in the affair.

Judge Orders GM to Produce Employee Performance Evaluations

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : December 05, 2014

A federal judge has ordered General Motors Co. to produce performance evaluations of 32 current and former employees, including many in the legal department who were highlighted in an internal report for failing to alert senior executives about a dangerous ignition-switch defect.

Plaintiffs in GM Ignition Switch Case Seek Internal King & Spalding Documents

Katheryn Hayes Tucker : Daily Report : December 05, 2014

Plaintiffs suing General Motors claiming the carmaker covered up evidence of a faulty ignition switch they blame for their daughter's death want GM's lawyers at King & Spalding to hand over confidential internal notes and memos about the case.

10 Things to Know About the SEC Whistleblower Program

Christian R. Bartholomew, J. Douglas Wilson and Casey E. Yi : Corporate Counsel : December 04, 2014

The U.S. Security and Exchange Commission's attention-getting whistleblower bounties may well increase the number of whistleblowers companies encounter.

Circuit Hears Challenge to Fair Use Ruling for Google Books

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : December 04, 2014

A ruling that construction of the Google Books digital library is protected by the fair use defense to copyright infringement came under attack Wednesday at the Second Circuit.

Three Am Law Firms Make Houston Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 02, 2014

Ogletree Deakins, Quinn Emanuel and Winston & Strawn join the Houston hiring frenzy; Bingham McCutchen's exodus continues; three Howrey alums find a new home at Novak Druce; Jenner & Block brings on a former Deepwater Horizon task force head; Skadden adds one in London and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

INADMISSIBLE: Paul Clement and Laurence Tribe Team Up

: The National Law Journal : November 24, 2014

In a not-so-subtle hint that it's prepared to fight, the American Clinical Laboratory Association last week announced it has hired longtime U.S. Supreme Court advocate Paul Clement and constitutional scholar Laurence Tribe to challenge federal regulators. Plus more in this week's column.

Senators Call for Independent Probe of Air Bag Defect

Andrew Ramonas : The National Law Journal : November 20, 2014

Takata Corp. on Thursday came under Senate pressure to initiate an independent investigation into a deadly air bag safety defect, following a news report that the Japanese automobile parts maker covered up the problem.

The 2014 Appellate Hot List

: The National Law Journal : November 17, 2014

We've identified 20 firms with outstanding achievements before the U.S. Supreme Court, federal circuit courts and state courts of last resort.

Jenner & Block

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : November 17, 2014

D.C. Moves

: The National Law Journal : November 17, 2014

Lateral moves at Baker & Hostetler, Fox Rothschild, Jenner & Block, and Miller & Chevalier.

Representing Corporate New Jersey

: New Jersey Law Journal : November 14, 2014

A chart of 114 law firms used most frequently by 30 New Jersey companies.

GM Sharing Ignition Documents With Plaintiffs Lawyers

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : November 12, 2014

Plaintiffs lawyers are meeting with General Motors Co.'s outside law firm, King & Spalding, in hopes of obtaining internal emails and documents that could show how much the automaker's lawyers knew about a faulty ignition switch.

Good News for Investors: Small Banks Have Running Room on Real Estate Lending

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : November 11, 2014

Community banks in South Florida are stepping up financing for real estate deals.

Latham Raids O'Melveny for Six Partners, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 11, 2014

Latham & Watkins makes a major bid to become a Hollywood heavyweight by luring six high-profile media and entertainment partners from O'Melveny & Myers; Proskauer Rose loses three while Duane Morris adds two; Sidley Austin and Wilson Elser partners go in-house and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Former Top Lawyer at HUD Joins Jenner & Block

Andrew Ramonas : Legal Times : November 10, 2014

A former top legal adviser to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has joined the Washington office of Jenner & Block, the firm announced Monday.

Sixth Circuit May Force Supreme Court's Hand on Marriage

Marcia Coyle : The National Law Journal : November 10, 2014

A recent federal appellate court decision upholding state bans on same-sex marriages makes U.S. Supreme Court review of the fundamental constitutional issue nearly inevitable, with timing the only remaining question.

Marriage Showdown Seems Inevitable

Marcia Coyle : The National Law Journal : November 10, 2014

A federal appellate court decision upholding state bans on same-sex marriages makes U.S. Supreme Court review of the fundamental constitutional issue nearly inevitable, with timing the only remaining question.

Court Cool To Privacy Lawsuit

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : November 10, 2014

A federal appeals panel expressed doubt last week about a lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of the government's bulk collection of Americans' telephone records.

Going Above & Beyond

: New York Law Journal : November 04, 2014

Sanctuary for Families last week presented the organization's 12th annual Above & Beyond Awards for Excellence in Pro Bono Advocacy.

D.C. Circuit Skeptical of Challenge to NSA Surveillance

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : November 04, 2014

In weighing a constitutional challenge to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone records, a panel of federal appeals judges in Washington expressed doubts about whether the challengers had standing to be in court—let alone whether they could prove that the surveillance program violated the Fourth Amendment.