Jenner & Block and the University of Chicago Law School are pleased to announce the opening of the Jenner & Block University of Chicago Law School Supreme Court and Appellate Clinic, a rigorous education and training program for University of Chicago law students to help litigate cases before the United States’ highest court.
The Clinic represents parties and amici curiae in cases before the US Supreme Court and other appellate courts. Students participate in the researching and drafting of merits briefs, amicus briefs, and cert petitions, conduct research on cases that may be suitable to bring to the Court, and help prepare... Read more
Justice Department Lawyer Kali Bracey Rejoins Jenner & Block In Washington, DC
Jenner & Block announced today that Kali Bracey, former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Torts Branch of the US Department of Justice’s Civil Division (DOJ) and former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) lawyer, has rejoined the firm as a litigation partner in the Washington, DC office. Ms. Bracey... Read more
Thirty-Seven Percent of New Law Firm Partners Are Women; Diversity & Flexibility Alliance’s Report Finds Steady Increase
The Diversity & Flexibility Alliance announced today that the percentage of women promoted to partnership in 2016 in the U.S. Offices of many of the nation’s largest law firms has reached a five-year high of 37.3 percent. This number has steadily increased from 33 percent in 2012, aside from... Read more
Julius Turman Takes the Reins of Constangy’s New San Francisco Office
Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in San Francisco, furthering its California presence and extending the national labor and employment law firm’s network to 29 offices in 15 states. The new office will be led by L. Julius M.... Read more