Terri L. Mascherin is a partner in the Chicago office of Jenner & Block LLP. She is a partner in
the Firm's Litigation Department and a member of the Complex Commercial Litigation,
International Arbitration, and Trademark, Advertising and Unfair Competition Practices. She
also serves as an adjunct member of the Firm's Professional Liability Practice.
Ms. Mascherin represents businesses in disputes over corporate transactions, partnerships, joint
ventures, licenses, and contracts. She is a first chair trial attorney who is effective in both jury
and bench trials, and in representing clients in arbitrations and arguing appeals in state and
federal appellate courts throughout the United States.
Ms. Mascherin is AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell's highest peer recognition for
ethical standards and legal ability. In 2007, she was recognized as one of the "50 Most
Influential Women Lawyers in America" by The National Law Journal, and in 2012 she was
selected among the "Top Fifteen Women Trial Attorneys" in America by Law 360. A former
President of the Chicago Bar Association, Ms. Mascherin has been nationally recognized for her
legal work, including her pro bono representation of those on death row and her work to promote
effective representation of defendants in capital cases.
Ms. Mascherin's recent commercial cases have included a $101 million jury verdict in a tortious
interference case arising from the acquisition of a REIT, a $75 million verdict in a partnership
dispute against a Wall Street investment banking firm, a $75 million arbitration award in a
dispute over the breach of a petrochemical supply contract, a jury trial over infringement of a
patent for a battery charging device used in uninterruptible power supplies, and an international
arbitration over infringement of three patents used in gas-electric hybrid vehicles.