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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

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.


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.

Women Find a Way Back Into Big Law Careers

Karen Sloan : The National Law Journal : September 29, 2014

The OnRamp Fellowship, which places women who have been out of the profession for at least three years into one-year positions paying $125,000 at large firms, represents a small step toward changing the perception that major law firms are not places where women or minorities thrive.

Eric Holder to Announce Resignation, Officials Say

Mike Scarcella : Legal Times : September 25, 2014

Eric Holder Jr., the country's first African American attorney general, is preparing soon to announce his resignation from the top post of the U.S. Department of Justice. Holder has served as attorney general since 2009.

Who Would Replace Holder as Attorney General?

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

As soon as the news broke that Attorney General Eric Holder would resign effective as soon as a successor can be confirmed, rumors flew about possible nominees to replace him. Here are snapshots of potential Holder replacements.

The Same-Sex Marriage Petitions

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : September 24, 2014

A list of cases, along with counsel of record and additional counsel.

Baker Donelson Seeks Two ATL Lawyers as Part of Program Aiding Women's Re-Entry to Law

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : September 23, 2014

Baker Donelson is one of 15 big law firms participating in a new fellowship to give women a bridge back to practicing law after taking a hiatus to raise children.

OnRamp Program Adds More Destinations

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : September 22, 2014

Eleven firms sign up, creating 50 new fellowships for women reentering the profession.

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.


: 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