CHICAGO, Oct. 4 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network — Paul F. Jock, II has joined Jenner & Block as a Partner in the Firm’s Corporate Practice, continuing a long and
distinguished career as a corporate executive and private practitioner.
Mr. Jock has been Senior Vice President and General Counsel as well as a
Director and member of the Executive Committee of General Motors Asset
Management, an investment advisory firm with over $100 billion in assets under
management. Mr. Jock has also been a member of that firm’s private equity,
real estate and absolute return strategies investment approval committees. In
addition to counseling the firm with respect to federal securities law,
general corporate and related matters, his practice has included the
structuring, formation and documentation of complex investment and joint
Prior to joining General Motors Asset Management in 2000 and for nearly 25
years, Mr. Jock was a Partner of Kirkland & Ellis. His corporate and
securities law practice included representation of pooled investment funds and
their managers, as well as issuers and underwriters in public and private
financings and acquirers and targets in mergers and acquisitions. In this
regard, he advised both investors in and sponsors of venture capital and other
private equity and private real estate investment vehicles. He counseled open
and closed-end registered investment companies and their boards of directors,
registered and unregistered investment advisory firms and employee benefit
plans on securities, general corporate and other legal matters.
Mr. Jock received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre
Dame, cum laude, and his juris doctorate from The University of Chicago Law
School, where he was associate editor of The University of Chicago Law Review.