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US: Jenner & Block names new chair of the firm’s litigation department

 |  February 23, 2016

Craig C. Martin has been named Chair of Jenner & Block’s Litigation Department. With more than 400 litigators across four US offices and one international office, the Jenner & Block Litigation Department a leader in complex commercial litigation, arbitration and investigations, the Litigation Department provides extensive subject matter experience in more than 30 disciplines critical to serving clients – from antitrust to white-collar defense.

Mr. Martin is a nationally recognized litigator who has spent his 27-year career at Jenner & Block. Along the way, he has been called upon by corporate America and some of the nation’s influential families to protect their interests from the courtroom to the boardroom. He has tried – and won – dozens of cases in state and federal courtrooms and federal appellate courts.

“Under his leadership, Jenner & Block’s Litigation Department will continue to rank among the very finest anywhere,” said firm Chairman Anton R. Valukas, noting the firm’s distinguished record since its founding in 1914 including name Partner Albert E. Jenner Jr.’s appointment as counsel for the Warren Commission and the House Judiciary Committee’s inquiry into the impeachment of President Richard Nixon; the firm’s representation of MCI in its historic antitrust suit against AT&T; notable US Supreme Court victories; Mr. Valukas’ appointment as examiner in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy; and the firm’s nationally recognized trial practice.

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