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William D. Heinz

William D. Heinz

Jenner & Block LLP

Chicago, IL, USA

William D. Heinz is a partner at Jenner & Block LLP and has broad experience in complex commercial litigation. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and serves as General Counsel for the firm and as Co-Chair of its Professional Responsibility Practice. Mr. Heinz has represented corporations and individuals in civil and criminal trials, appellate court proceedings and arbitrations in a wide variety of matters ranging from ERISA and fiduciary responsibilities to antitrust, securities, and intellectual property.  He also has substantial corporate counseling experience.

Mr. Heinz has been recognized by Legal 500 and Leading Lawyers Network and was named one of the top 100 attorneys in the State of Illinois by Illinois Super Lawyers

Mr. Heinz is the past State Chair for Upstate Illinois for the American College of Trial Lawyers.  Over the past two decades, he has served the Illinois State Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association and the Association of Professional Responsibility in a variety of committee leadership roles.  Mr. Heinz is a member of the President's Council of the University of Illinois and has served as an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern University School of Law in Professional Responsibility Law.


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