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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

Lindsay Harrison

: The National Law Journal : September 15, 2014

Chicago Fights Push to Disqualify Its Lawyer in Opioids Suit

Amaris Elliott-Engel : The National Law Journal : September 10, 2014

The city of Chicago has come out swinging against Purdue Pharma L.P.'s motion to disqualify the city's lead lawyer in a lawsuit over opioid painkillers.

AT&T Gives Christie Aide's Phone Records to Bridgegate Committee

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : September 09, 2014

Telecommunications company AT&T has at least partially complied with a subpoena from the committee of the New Jersey Legislature investigating last fall's closure of local access to the George Washington Bridge demanding records from the state-issued cellphone of one of Gov. Chris Christie's key aides.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : September 08, 2014

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

Enforceability of Bridgegate Cellphone Subpoena Unclear

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : September 02, 2014

Lawyers representing the committee of the New Jersey Legislature investigating the Bridgegate scandal were to spend Tuesday meeting with lawyers for AT&T about whether the telecommunications company would comply with a subpoena for cellphone records of Gov. Chris Christie aide Regina Egea.

Lessons for Litigators in GM's Valukas Report

Anna Eby : Texas Lawyer : September 01, 2014

How did an expert, unaffiliated with GM and prior to receiving any discovery in the lawsuit in which she had been hired, find the answer that had eluded GM for years?

The Windy City Winners

: The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

We asked top litigation practices in Chicago to tell us about their operations — head counts and revenues, biggest wins and even their losses. The NLJ staff then pored over the information and selected the nine firms you'll read about here.

Fans Who Create Facebook Pages For TV Shows Don't Own Those Pages

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : August 25, 2014

U.S. District Judge James Cohn made social media history by ruling that a woman who created a fan Facebook and Twitter page for a popular television show did not have propietary interest in the pages.

Jenner & Block

Marcia Coyle : The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

Eric Holder Eyes Civil Rights Legacy

Todd Ruger : The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. made clear during meetings with community leaders, students and officials that what happens in Ferguson is personal to him — and pivotal to his legacy as the nation's first African-American attorney general.

Simpson Thacher Raids Weil in London, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 22, 2014

Weil, Gotshal & Manges debt capital markets partner Gil Strauss has decamped for Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in London; Bank of America adds an Akin Gump partner; a Debevoise & Plimpton partner joins the U.S. State Department; and more notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Fee Tracker: Cooley Law, Bridgegate and Monkey Selfie

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 21, 2014

Miller Canfield reaps big bucks from the rebranded Thomas M. Cooley Law School; Gibson Dunn's legal bills in New Jersey's Bridgegate scandal break the $6 million mark; a look at what a trio of trade organizations are paying a handful of Am Law 100 firms and the Wikimedia Foundation's simian copyright campaign.

Marketplace

Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : August 20, 2014

Ballard Spahr Stillman & Friedman will be moving its office to 919 Third Ave. Also, SoHo Properties Inc. has recently acquired 49-51 Park Place, the location of a proposed Islamic cultural center and mosque in Lower Manhattan.

Banks Lose Last-Ditch Bid to Block NCUA Claims as Time-Barred

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : August 20, 2014

The Tenth Circuit ruled once again that the National Credit Union Administration didn't wait too long to sue big banks that sold billions of dollars in ill-fated mortgage-backed securities to federally chartered credit unions.

Tainted Cereal-Box Liner Complaint Headed to Trial

Lisa Hoffman : Legal Times : August 19, 2014

The Kellogg Co. won a round in its battle to hold a packaging company liable for cereal box liners that gave off an odor that triggered complaints that the apparent chemical smell made consumers sick.

Eric Holder's DOJ Takes On Police Departments, Officers

Todd Ruger : The National Law Journal : August 18, 2014

The U.S. Department of Justice under Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. has filed a record number of criminal police-misconduct cases and aggressively used civil laws to force reform at police departments across the country.

Va. Same-Sex Marriage Advocates Fight Stay Request

Tony Mauro : Legal Times : August 18, 2014

Groups supporting same-sex marriage are urging the U.S. Supreme Court not to delay enforcement of a federal appeals court ruling that struck down Virginia's ban on such marriages.

Telecom Deals Put Lawyers to Work

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : August 18, 2014

As federal antitrust regulators review Comcast Corp.'s pending $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable Inc. and AT&T Inc.'s $49 billion deal for DirecTV LLC, competitors and public interest advocates are on the attack — and they're lawyering up with outside and in-house counsel to fight.

The Churn: Am Law Quartet Eyes New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 12, 2014

Dechert, LeClairRyan, Lowenstein Sandler and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman all announced plans for new offices within the past week, in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

GM Ordered to Deliver Documents to Defect Plaintiffs

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : August 11, 2014

A federal judge has tentatively ordered General Motors Co. to share documents it provided to Congress and government agencies with plaintiffs lawyers suing over its ignition-switch recalls.

Legislators Spar Over Future of Bridgegate Investigation

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

With more than three weeks having passed since its last meeting and with at least a month to go before its next, questions are starting to arise over whether the New Jersey legislative committee investigating last September's closures of local access lanes to the George Washington Bridge continues to have any relevance and, if it does, whether it needs to shift its focus.

The Careerist: Top 50 Mommy Firms

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : August 06, 2014

A look at the subtext behind Working Woman magazine's "50 best firms for women."

Move to New Home One of Many Changes at Kaye Scholer

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : August 06, 2014

Kaye Scholer, a nearly 100-year-old firm that has experienced major shifts in personnel, finance and leadership in the last three years, is preparing for another jolt to its system­—a move from its home since 1959 to modern digs on the West Side.

Circuit Says Tribal Land Immune from Foreclosures

John Caher : New York Law Journal : August 04, 2014

In a blow to rural communities struggling to maintain their tax base, the Second Circuit has affirmed a decision that said the doctrine of tribal immunity bars localities from foreclosing on land held by Native Americans.

Jenner Unplugs Patent Challenge to Amazon's Kindle Charger

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : July 28, 2014

Handing a win to Amazon and its lawyers at Jenner & Block, a judge tossed claims that the charger sold with Amazon's Kindle e-reader is identical to one sold by a small company called VoltStar Technologies.

Jenner & Block Wields RICO to Reach Landlord Settlement

Vinayak Balasubramanian : The American Lawyer : July 23, 2014

Jenner & Block took 
a law designed to combat the mob and turned it against New York landlord Pinnacle Group. As a result, as many as 22,000 tenants now have access to a streamlined claims process that lets them seek reimbursement from Pinnacle for alleged rent overcharges, harassment and interference in tenancy rights.

Who Won $12.7 Million Judgment For Setai? These Lawyers

Adolfo Pesquera : Daily Business Review : July 23, 2014

The former property manager at Setai Resort & Residences wins $12.7 million in arbitration against a Lehman Brothers company.

Obama Names Record Number of Gay Federal Judges

Todd Ruger, John Council and John Pacenti : The National Law Journal : July 21, 2014

President Barack Obama's 11th nomination of an openly gay or lesbian lawyer to a federal district judgeship reflects both his declared mission to diversify the courts and the widespread cultural shift in acceptance of gays and lesbians in public life.

A Summer Surprise: Obama, Rubio And Cruz Agree On Gay Federal Judge Appointments

Todd Ruger, John Council and John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : July 20, 2014

Naming openly gay judges to district courts has given the judiciary wider perspective and a foundation from which circuit ­judges—and possibly a U.S. Supreme Court justice—could emerge.

Obama's Historic Role in Nominating Gay Judges

Todd Ruger, John Council and John Pacenti : Texas Lawyer : July 20, 2014

Robert Pitman's uncontroversial selection—Cornyn called Pitman's sexuality "irrelevant"—was Obama's 11th nomination of an openly gay or lesbian lawyer to a federal district judgeship.