NEW YORK, 20 December 2021 / PRNewswire / – Jenner & Block elected 10 lawyers for the partnership, January 1, 2022. Coming from three offices and serving all practice areas, this diverse group will support the firm’s clients and the partnership with their experience in a range of litigation and transactional matters.
“These talented lawyers represent the future of the firm and we are delighted to welcome them to this partnership. Their commitment to our values of excellence, collaboration, diversity and inclusion, and pro bono service is inspiring ”, Jenner & Block Co-Managing Partners Katia jestin and Randy Mehrberg noted.
The new partners are:
Hanna M. Conger
Ms. Conger is a member of the Energy Practice. She represents utilities in regulatory and regulatory litigation before state commissions and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and in appeals of those agency decisions. She is regularly involved in matters such as state and federal jurisdiction rate proceedings; procedures related to grid planning, distributed resources and electrification; acquisitions of major utility assets; and the approval of innovative pilot programs.
Sheila C. Kailus
Ms. Kailus is a member of the Real Estate division. She is a seasoned real estate lawyer with extensive experience representing public and private companies in a wide range of transactional matters, including real estate, financial and corporate matters. Throughout her career, Ms. Kailus has focused on acquisitions, divestitures, financing, leasing and commercial real estate development.
Sarah L. Futernick
Ms. Futernick is a member of the Complex Commercial Litigation practice. She represents clients in high-stakes commercial litigation and has extensive experience in all phases of litigation. Ms. Futernick has represented clients in litigation arising from breach of contract claims, alleged environmental liabilities, insurance recovery rights, class action litigation, publicity claims and others. complex civil litigation.
McWilliams is a member of the Investigations, Compliance and Defense Practice division. McWilliams has significant experience in government and internal investigations spanning industries such as FinTech, banking and gaming, as well as issues related to public corruption and federal, state and local ethics laws. McWilliams is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist who has particular experience in issues related to bank secrecy law and anti-money laundering compliance, and also has extensive expertise. federal cannabis enforcement and regulation.
Jason P. Hipp
Mr. Hipp is a member of the Complex Commercial Litigation practice and the Human Rights and Global Strategy practice. His work focuses on issues involving complex commercial litigation and high-stakes global disputes. He regularly handles proceedings before federal and state courts as well as national and international arbitrations. Mr. Hipp advises his clients at all stages of litigation and crisis management, from pre-litigation advice and negotiations to final appeals.
Jacob L. Traceur
Mr. Tracer is a member of the Content, Media and Entertainment division. His practice focuses on litigation and advising clients regarding intellectual property and complex commercial disputes, primarily issues related to copyright, trademarks, trade secrets, contracts and trade crimes. Many of its cases deal with new and complex copyright issues, particularly where copyright law is applied to new technologies.
Aaron R. Cooper
Mr. Cooper is a member of the Investigations, Compliance, and Defense Practice division and the Government Controverses and Public Policy Litigation Practice division. Former Senior Senate Investigative Advisor and Cybercrime Attorney at the Department of Justice, Mr. Cooper’s extensive experience in all phases of complex and sensitive government investigations, from criminal cases to Congressional investigations, provides clients with rare insight into cross-cutting legal, investigative and cybernetic issues.
Lauren J. Hartz
Ms. Hartz is a practice member of the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court and a grassroots member of the practice of education. In addition to appellate litigation, Ms. Hartz has an active trial practice developing legal strategy and drafting critical motions in high stakes litigation. A member of the National Association of Colleges and Universities Lawyers (NACUA), Ms. Hartz represents higher education institutions before first instance and appellate courts. Colleges and universities seek her advice on student speech, sexual misconduct, affirmative action, and more.
Katie B. Johnson
Ms. Johnson is a key member of the Government Controversies and Public Policy Litigation practice and a member of the Investigations, Compliance and Defense and Congressional Investigations practices. She represents businesses and institutions facing multi-faceted government investigations, often during periods of intense public scrutiny. Its clients benefit from its strategic advice and legal advice on complex legal, policy and regulatory matters.
Ms. Landrón is a member of the Communications, Internet and Technology division. She advocates for clients in the development of FCC rules and other regulatory proceedings; advises on spectrum auctions, licensing and allocation; represents clients on transactional matters; and advises its clients on new technologies and services, particularly in connection with the flourishing space and satellite industries. Ms. Landrón has experience in wireless, wireline, privacy and consumer protection, as well as universal service support programs.
In addition, the company promoted Emily M. Savner and Craig williams to the special council. Ms Savner and Mr Williams are both based in the Washington DC, Office.
Emily M. Savner
Ms. Savner is a member of the Investigations, Compliance and Defense division. Drawing on her experience as a former Justice Department lawyer, Ms. Savner represents and advises a wide range of businesses in government and internal investigations.
Mr. Williams is a member of Native American Law and Government Relations Practices. He advises his clients on public policy matters with an emphasis on Native American affairs. He is a member of the Mississippi Choctaw Indian Band.
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