Managing Partner, Jenner & Block


Terrence Truax specializes in complex intellectual property, antitrust, and commercial litigation. He has been named an IP Star and an Illinois Super Lawyer. Terrence is also active in the community, serving as a member of the Chicago Bar Foundation and Cabrini Green Legal Aid.

Jenner & Block promotes diversity at all levels through recruitment, scholarships, affinity groups, and community involvement. The firm received the President’s Award from the National Association of Women Lawyers for consistent support of female lawyers. Jenner & Block was also the first firm inducted into the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame and sees participation in LCLD as an important part of improving diversity overall. 

Joined LCLD 2011

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2017: Kelly M. Morrison; 2016: L. David Russell; 2015: Melissa Cox; 2014: Jolene E. Negre; 2013: Reena R. Bajowala; 2012: Carletta Flora Higginson

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016 

Annual Meeting (2016, 2015, 2014) 


Member: Terrence Truax

Diversity Professionals: Charlotte L. Wager, Jami de Lou

Communications: Anne Gallagher