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Terri L. Mascherin

Jenner & Block LLP

Chicago, IL, USA

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 a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. She is AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell's highest peer recognition for ethical standards and legal ability. In 2007, Ms. Mascherin 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.


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