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Jenner & Block LLP

Appellate Law

2 ranked lawyersBand 3USA - NationwideUSA 2021 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

An interviewee observes: "The lawyers are smart, responsible and accommodating to the goals of our organization."

Market sources report that the lawyers are "smart and client-driven."

Clients say: "Their legal research is thorough and their writing is clear and persuasive."

Work highlights

Appeared before the Supreme Court in McGirt v Oklahoma for the petitioner, a member of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma accused of committing a crime within the historic boundaries of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s reservation. The firm successful argued that the Nation’s reservation endures and the State of Oklahoma lacked jurisdiction to prosecute the petitioner.

Notable practitioners

Adam Unikowsky has a broad caseload spanning securities, intellectual property and telecommunications, among other areas.
"Adam is brilliant. He is someone who will find a new argument to make in what appears to be a closed field."

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.
"He's an extremely skilled oral advocate and a great writer."

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

USA - Nationwide

Appellate Law


Adam G Unikowsky
Band 3
Ian Heath Gershengorn
Band 2