Managing Partner, Jenner & Block
Terrence Truax was elected Managing Partner of Jenner & Block in 2014 and previously served as Co-Chair of the firm’s Patent Litigation Counseling Practice. He is Chair of Breakthrough Urban Ministries and the past Director of 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
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2017)
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
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2017, 2016
Annual Meeting (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)
Member: Terrence Truax
Communications: Justin Portaz