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Jenner & Block LLP

Appellate Law

2 ranked lawyersBand 3USA - NationwideUSA 2020 View ranking table
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Jenner & Block LLP

Appellate Law

2 ranked lawyersBand 3USA - NationwideUSA 2020 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Broadly skilled team especially noted for its strong track record in major commercial and constitutional disputes. Offers considerable experience in appeals concerning intellectual property, tax and criminal law matters, alongside particular strengths in the energy sector. Acts for a range of corporate clients, individuals and public interest organizations.

Strengths

One client notes: "Their legal research is thorough, their writing is clear and persuasive and they are 'all in' during meetings where we decide case strategy."

A source reports: "They are very engaged, dynamic and smart. They really dig into the case and understand it and do an excellent job for us."

An interviewee states: "They are collectively some of smartest lawyers in the country. They're efficient, thoughtful and super good."

Work highlights

Successfully represented tribally incorporated business Cougar Den before the US Supreme Court to deny attempts by the State of Washington to enforce fuel importation tax against the company.

Notable practitioners

Adam Unikowsky is praised for the "sheer energy he brings to the Bar," having eight successful Supreme Court cases to his name. He has a broad caseload spanning securities, intellectual property and telecommunications, among other areas. Sources note that he is "really sharp and a tremendous writer,"  with others adding: "He has very strong Supreme Court advocacy skills."

Ian Gershengorn is an expert Supreme Court advocate with a wealth of experience acting for clients on a broad range of commercial disputes, in addition to a host of  regulatory and public policy matters. Client say: "He is very practical and has superb analytical skills, paired with outstanding judgment.He is able to communicate effectively with in-house counsel as well as non-lawyer clients."

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Overview

We combine exceptional skills in crafting persuasive briefs and oral arguments with extensive experience shepherding high-stakes matters through appellate courts. Over the years, our lawyers have presented more than 100 arguments before the US Supreme Court. They have appeared before federal and state appellate courts on a range of issues, including administrative, antitrust, bankruptcy, civil rights, communications, constitutional, copyright, employment, financial services, government contracts, immigration, patent, preemption, and punitive damages. We also have an extensive amicus practice before the US Supreme Court and other appellate courts and regularly brief, argue, and advise on complex legal issues that arise in various trial-level fora.

Appellate Law Department

Jenner & Block LLP

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Department location

353 North Clark Street

Chicago

Illinois

USA

IL 60654-3456

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USA - Nationwide

Appellate Law


Adam G Unikowsky
Band 4
Ian Heath Gershengorn
Band 2