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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

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.

Confused about Eb-5? Get The Facts Straight From Our Panel of Experts

: Daily Business Review : October 30, 2014

City of Miami's Managing Director of the Office of International Business Development Panelist at South Florida Commercial Real Estate Lending Conference Oct. 31 in Miami.

D.C., California Next Battlegrounds Over Online Streaming

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : October 30, 2014

Online television streaming service Aereo suffered a defeat last week in a New York federal court, but competitor FilmOn X is pressing on with similar fights against copyright lawsuits in Washington and California.


Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : October 29, 2014

Schulte Roth & Zabel has made a continued commitment to 919 Third Ave., signing a large renewal with SL Green Realty Corp.

INADMISSIBLE: Ginsburg Error is Latest by Justices

: The National Law Journal : October 27, 2014

U.S. Supreme Court justices, being human, make mistakes. But the court's handling of a recent error made by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was unprecedented. Plus more in this week's column.

Jenner's Paul Smith Joins Chelsea Manning's Legal Team

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : October 22, 2014

Paul Smith, a longtime appellate advocate at Jenner & Block, has joined the legal team representing Chelsea Manning in her fight for medical treatment in prison.

Who's Arguing in the DC Circuit Over NSA Surveillance?

Mike Scarcella : Legal Times : October 21, 2014

Veteran appellate lawyer H. Thomas Byron III will defend the government's bulk collection of phone records next month in a Washington federal appeals court, according to court papers filed Monday. Byron goes up against Larry Klayman, the challenger and lead plaintiff.

Dickstein Shapiro IP Group Defects, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips adds a three-partner West Coast IP team from struggling Dickstein Shapiro; Boies Schiller loses a litigator to Barclays, but grabs Al Franken's former general counsel; Davis Polk and Willkie Farr bring back partners from public service; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Ex-Homeland Lawyer Forecasts Data Privacy's Future

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : October 13, 2014

Now in private practice, Mary Ellen Callahan has more work than she could have imagined only a year ago.

Head Count Moves in Opposite Extremes at Patton Boggs, Stinson Leonard

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 08, 2014

Legacy firm Patton Boggs, along with Kenyon & Kenyon, McKenna Long & Aldridge, Bingham McCutchen and Dickstein Shapiro, were the Am Law 200 firms that saw their attorney head counts drop the most over the past 12 months, according to data compiled by ALM's RivalEdge. A handful of Am Law 200 firms saw double-digit percentage increases, including Stinson Leonard Street, mostly as a result of mergers.

In-House at Large Public Companies

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 08, 2014

Chart tracking In-House Counsel at Large Public Companies.

Supreme Court's Silence on Marriage Rights Speaks Volumes

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : October 06, 2014

By declining to take up any of the same-sex marriage cases pending before it on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court defied the conventional wisdom that it finally would resolve the debate over the constitutionality of state bans on those marriages.

Eyes on Sixth Circuit for Next Move on Same-Sex Marriage

Tony Mauro : Supreme Court Brief : October 06, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to sweep same-sex marriage cases off its docket Monday is intensifying the spotlight on six marriage cases pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

2014 Pro Hac Vice Ineligible List

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 03, 2014

Notice to the bar.

Complaint Alleges Money-Saving 'Memberships' Are a Scam

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : October 01, 2014

A Minnesota federal judge has refused to dismiss a proposed class action against a company that alleg-edly rips off consumers by selling “memberships” in supposed money-saving programs that instead result in unauthorized monthly credit card charges.

Attorney General Speculation Includes Two Lawyers with Conn. Ties

Law Tribune Staff : The Connecticut Law Tribune : September 29, 2014

Two lawyers with Connecticut ties are being mentioned by Washington, D.C., insiders as possible replacements for outgoing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.

Music Service Provider Grooveshark Battles Copyright Claims

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : September 29, 2014

Universal Music Group is moving for summary judgment on its claims in a four-year-old case that raises questions about the reach of a federal statute, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, to songs recorded prior to Feb. 15, 1972, in the context of cases brought under New York common law.