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Jenner & Block LLP

Litigation

1 ranked lawyersBand 4New YorkUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Broad commercial practice that fields experience in high-value breach of contract claims, product liability disputes and false advertising matters. Also has a highly rated practice in litigation involving music and the arts, representing artists and labels in IP and contractual disputes. Acts for a wide-ranging client base, which includes energy companies, manufacturing businesses and technology corporates. Also noted for its handling of securities litigation and consumer class actions.

Strengths

Clients consider Jenner & Block "a strong and trusted adviser whom we could rely on to guide us through a difficult and often frustrating process."

One market observer calls the firm "phenomenal" and highlights their "very smart and effective" litigators.

Work highlights

Represented Clearview AI in numerous class actions challenging its facial recognition technology.

Notable practitioners

Stephen Ascher handles a diverse range of securities and broader financial litigation. His client base includes hedge funds, CMBS trusts and real estate companies.
"I would certainly recommend Stephen to anyone looking for a defense lawyer who will take a considered approach and distill years of experience, understanding and insight into a clear approach." "A very good lawyer. Very smart."

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New York

Litigation: Securities


Stephen L Ascher
Band 5