Taft partners Paul Jenson and Stephen Auten have been named “Notable Gen X Leaders in Law” by Crain’s Chicago Business for 2019. The inaugural list includes 121 lawyers between the ages of 40 and 55 who are recognized as leaders in their field of law, in their firms and in the community at large. View the full list here.
Jenson is partner-in-charge of Taft’s Chicago office and co-chair of the firm’s Gaming practice. He focuses his practice in the gaming industry and represents casino operators, investors, lenders, manufacturers, distributors, terminal operators and suppliers. Jenson has drafted state gaming statutes, administrative rules and policies. He has an extensive practice in the distributed gaming market (slots and other machines) in Illinois and Pennsylvania.
Auten chairs Taft’s Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences Litigation practice and is a widely recognized and seasoned attorney in Hatch-Waxman and biosimilar matters, including related patent litigation. Key industry leaders (brand and generic alike), law firms, analysts, educators and others follow him on his LinkedIn blog "Hatch Waxman ANDA Litigation Forum," which has more than 8,800 members worldwide. Auten represents clients primarily in the areas of Paragraph IV design strategies, Hatch-Waxman litigation and biosimilar market opportunities.