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James H. Feldman

Partner at Jenner & Block LLP
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Education
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Career History
Boards & Committees
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
Political Donations
Awards & Honors

James H. Feldman

Partner at Jenner & Block LLP

Overview

Awards
4
Board Seats
3
Number of Relationships
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Partner at Jenner & Block LLP

Managing Partner at Jenner & Block LLP

Managing Partner at Jenner & Block LLP

Managing Partner at Jenner & Block LLP

Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer at Jenner & Block LLP

Chair, Transactional Department at Jenner & Block LLP

Co-Chair, Securities Litigation & Enforcement Practice Group at Jenner & Block LLP

Chair, Ombuds Program at Jenner & Block LLP

Co-Chair, White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice at Jenner & Block LLP

Chair, Real Estate Practice at Jenner & Block LLP
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Crain's Chicago Business
July 28, 2014
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July 25, 2014

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Educational Background

LLM 
Class of 1970 
Founded in 1835, New York University School of Law has a record of academic excellence and national scholarly influence. One of the first law schools to admit women, it has been long committed to welcoming students of diverse backgrounds, people who had been discriminated against by many other institutions. Located on the University's campus in Greenwich Village, NYU Law has been a leader, and continues to be, in areas such as law and business, clinical education, public service, interdisciplinary colloquia and global studies.
JD 
Class of 1968 
The University of Illinois College of Law provides a rigorous course of study, an engaging and exceptional faculty, and an active and diverse student body. The diversity of the student body is evident in nearly 40 student organizations, based on interests and backgrounds including scholarly, service, social, political, ethnic, religious, and societal issues. The University of Illinois and the larger Champaign-Urbana community offer exceptional arts, music, entertainment, Big Ten Conference athletics, a lively nightlife, and one of the nation's most ethnically and internationally diverse campuses.
BA 
Class of 1965 
Tufts University is a private research university located in Medford/Somerville, near Boston, in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. The university is organized into ten schools, including two undergraduate programs and eight graduate divisions, on four campuses in Massachusetts and the French Alps. The university emphasizes active citizenship and public service in all of its disciplines and is known for its internationalism and study abroad programs.

Memberships

Fellow
2005 - Current
Every divorce is different. But it doesn’t have to be nearly as difficult as you might have been led to believe. Rather than “taking sides,” your team of skilled Illinois professionals works together to support your journey through the emotional, financial and legal aspects of this fundamental change. We invite you to learn more about the advantages of collaborative divorce in Illinois, where teams of professionals help you settle your divorce out of court. Along the way, you will often save time and money. Even more, you gain peace of mind.
Member
2005 - Current
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals operates collaborative community. It provides you and your spouse or partner with the support and guidance of your own lawyers without going to court. The company is headquartered in Phoenix, AZ.
Fellow
1980 - Current
Member, Family Law Section
1975 - Current
Founded in 1877, the Illinois State Bar Association is the premier legal association in the state. As a voluntary organization of more than 30,000 members, the Association's primary focus is to assist Illinois lawyers in the practice of law and to promote improvements in the administration of justice. The Association engages in many important activities on behalf of the profession — among them proposing and shaping legislation, educating the public, and supporting the courts and the rule of law
Member, Family Law Section
Current
State Bar is currently governed by a 23-member Board of Trustees.State Bar of California is by far the largest state bar in the country. Nearly 179,000 State Bar members actively practice law in California, while the rest retain their licenses as inactive members.State Bar of California is the only state bar in the nation with independent professional judges dedicated to ruling on attorney discipline cases. The independent State Bar Court hears the charges and has the power to recommend that the California Supreme Court suspend or disbar those attorneys found to have committed acts of professional misconduct or convicted of serious crimes. For lesser offenses, it may issue public or private reprovals.
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Career History

Partner
Current
Jenner & Block LLP provides corporate and litigation services. The company focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities, finance, private equity, real estate, tax, environmental, insurance, commercial law, technology, intellectual property, bankruptcy and reorganization, labor and employment, executive compensation, government contracts, health care and associations.The company was founded in 1914 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.
Faculty Member
Prior
TO PROVIDE CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND PRACTICE TOOLS NEEDED TO MAINTAIN THE STANDARDS OF THE ILLINOIS LEGAL PROFESSION.
Lead Counsel
1995
The Illinois Humanities Council is an independent nonprofit educational organization [501 (c) 3] dedicated to fostering a culture in which the humanities are a vital part of the lives of individuals and communities. The IHC creates programs and funds organizations that promote greater understanding of, appreciation for, and involvement in the humanities by all Illinoisans, regardless of their economic resources, cultural background, or geographic location. The IHC is supported by private, state, and federal funds.
Member, Gannon Proctor Commission
1982 - 1985

Boards & Committees

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Chair
Current
Member, Board of Managers
Prior - 1993
Government Boards ▾
Member, Advisory Committee of Chief Judge on Reorganization of Domestic Relations Division
Prior
The Circuit Court of Cook County of the State of Illinois is the largest of the 24 judicial circuits in Illinois and one of the largest unified court systems in the world. It has more than 400 judges who serve the 5.1 million residents of Cook County within the City of Chicago and its 126 surrounding suburbs. More than 1.2 million cases are filed each year. The Circuit Court of Cook County was created by a 1964 amendment to the Illinois Constitution which reorganized the courts in Illinois. The amendment effectively merged the often confusing and overlapping jurisdictions of Cook County’s previous 161 courts into one uniform and cohesive court of general jurisdiction.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $4,999
2009

Political Donations

$350
1994

Awards & Honors

Professional Certification
1971
Admitted to the California Bar
Professional Certification
1969
Admitted to the Illinois Bar
Professional Certification
Court Admission: US Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
Professional Certification
Court Admission: US District Court, Northern District of Illinois

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