Congratulations to Jeffrey M. Lenkov on being Selected to Receive the 2019 Distinguished Service Award
The Northern Illinois University College of Law has selected Los Angeles Partner Jeffrey M. Lenkov to receive the 2019 Distinguished Service Award. This award is bestowed to graduates who have made outstanding achievements in their careers, demonstrated service to the College of Law, and for their devotion to the public good. The Awards Reception will be held on Tuesday, September 24th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Union League Club of Chicago.
Mr. Lenkov has spent more than two decades litigating on behalf of prominent domestic and international companies including major airlines, as well as business owners, professional sports franchises, world class athletes, celebrities, and international sports agencies. He regularly defends claims in state and federal court involving aviation law, labor and employment, copyright, trademark, contracts, food-borne illness, and significant injury tort claims involving wrongful death. Mr. Lenkov is also an authority on the common carrier doctrine, having defended many transportation carriers including amusement parks, busing companies, railroads, taxies, airlines and cruise lines. Mr. Lenkov has overseen product recalls. He has also successfully served as lead counsel in several class action lawsuits arising under FACTA, CLRA, and wage and hour claims. Mr. Lenkov's food borne illness work includes management of national food recalls.