Jenner & Block Nab DWT Partners To Grow Antitrust Team

Jenner & Block announced it has brought aboard a pair of Davis Wright Tremaine partners as new co-leaders of its antitrust and competition law practice.

Chris Renner will co-lead the practice from Chicago while Doug Litvack will co-lead from Washington, DC. They’ll head the practice alongside a third partner, DC-based Lee Van Voorhis, who joined Jenner in 2016.

Both Renner and Litvack had prior roles in the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s competition bureau. Prior to joining Davis Wright Tremaine in April 2020, Renner was a partner at Boies Schiller Flexner. Litvack had associate roles at Jones Day and McDermott Will & Emery prior to joining Davis Wright Tremaine in 2018.

Renner and Litvack described themselves as full-service antitrust litigators, with Renner mostly representing plaintiffs and Litvack representing defendants in antitrust actions.

Litvack and Renner were among the Davis Wright Tremaine attorneys defending Toledo, Ohio-based ProMedica Health Systems in court over its ability to cancel contracts with Ohio-based hospital McLaren St. Luke’s. St. Luke’s this week asked the full 6th Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider a three-judge panel’s ruling siding with ProMedica.

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