Co-Managing Partner, Jenner & Block LLP


Randy Mehrberg is Co-Managing Partner of Jenner & Block and Co-Chair of the firm's Energy Practice. He began his legal career in 1980 as an associate at Jenner & Block and became Partner in 1986. In 1993, he became General Counsel and Lakefront Director for the Chicago Park District. He returned to the firm in 1997 and stayed until he joined Exelon as its General Counsel in 2000. He rejoined Jenner & Block in 2016 and became Co-Managing Partner in 2020. 

As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, Randy created a Leader's Pledge detailing his personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read Randy's pledge here

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. 

Jenner & Block was named an LCLD Top Performer in 2021 and 2022.

Joined LCLD 2011

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2017)
Fellows nominated:
2022: Previn Warren; 2020: Keisha Stanford; 2019: Edward Prokop; 2018: Precious S. Jacobs; 2017: Kelly M. Morrison; 2016: L. David Russell; 2015: Melissa Cox; 2014: Jolene E. Negre; 2013: Reena R. Bajowala; 2012: Carletta Flora Higginson

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2022: Sati HarutyunyanChristian Plummer; 2020: Jessica Martinez; 2019: Amy InagakiTassity Johnson

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2020, 2017, 2016 

Annual Meeting (2021, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)
Leadership Summit (2021) 


Members: Randy Mehrberg, Katya Jestin

Diversity Professionals: Courtney Dredden Carter, Claire Trescher

Communications: Edward Evans, Justin Portaz, Phillip McGowan