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Sidley Austin LLP

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Sidley Austin LLP - Chicago
  • One South Dearborn
  • Chicago
  • Illinois
  • USA
  • IL 60603
  • Tel:312 853 7000
  • Fax:312 853 7036
  • Web:Visit website
  • Chairman of Executive Committee: Carter G Phillips
  • Chairman of Management Committee: Charles W Douglas
  • Number of partners worldwide: 692
  • Number of lawyers worldwide: 1825

Firm Overview: Sidley Austin is one of the world’s premier law firms, with a practice highly attuned to the ever-changing international landscape. The firm has built a reputation for being a powerful adviser for global businesses, with more than 1800 lawyers in 18 offices worldwide. In 2013, Sidley opened its 18th office in Boston, Massachusetts. Sidley maintains a commitment to providing quality legal services and to offering advice in litigation, transactional and regulatory matters spanning virtually every area of law. The firm’s lawyers have wide-reaching legal backgrounds and are dedicated to teamwork, collaboration and superior client service. Sidley values the recognition it has received in response to its leadership in its wide cross-section of legal services around the globe. These accolades, which come from professional peers, publications and industry journals and clients in numerous industries, include:

■ Received the most first-tier national rankings of any US law firm in the 2014 US News – Best Lawyers ‘Best Law Firms’ survey for the fourth consecutive year and each year since the survey’s inception

■ One of only three firms to earn a place on the BTI Client Service 30 for 13 consecutive years

■ Consistently ranks among the top global capital markets firms in the Thomson Reuters league tables

■ Received a ‘perfect’ 100 score on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2013 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) report. Sidley has received ‘perfect’ 100 scores on each report since 2008

■ Named as one of the top 25 national corporate law firms in Corporate Board Member magazine’s 2013 survey of corporate directors and general counsel

■ Named USA Law Firm of the Year, Illinois Law Firm of the Year and Global Trade & Customs Law Firm of the Year in the 2014 Who’s Who Legal Awards

■ Recognized in two categories of the Law360 Practice Groups of 2013 award series: Environmental, and International Trade

■ Named by the National Law Journal as the 2013 Chicago Litigation Department of the Year: Mass Torts and the 2013 DC Litigation Department of the Year: Appellate

■ Named to the National Law Journal’s 2013 Appellate Hot List and 2013 Pro Bono Hot List

Main Areas of Practice: 

Accountants/Professional Service Firms
Liability Antitrust/Competition
Appellate Banking & Financial Services
Communications Regulatory
Complex Commercial Litigation
Corporate Governance & Executive Compensation
Corporate Reorganization & Bankruptcy
Emerging Companies & Venture Capital
Employee Benefits
Energy
Environmental
ERISA Litigation
Financial Services/Consumer Class Actions
Food, Drug and Medical Device Compliance & Enforcement
Food, Drug & Medical Device Regulatory
Global Finance
Government Strategies
Healthcare
Insurance
Insurance/Reinsurance Disputes
Intellectual Property Litigation
International Arbitration (Commercial and Treaty)
International Trade
Investment Funds, Advisers & Derivatives Labor, Employment & Immigration
Life Sciences
M&A & D&O Litigation
M&A
Privacy, Data Security & Information Law
Private Equity
Products Liability
Project Finance & Infrastructure
Public Finance
Real Estate
Securities & Derivatives Enforcement & Regulatory
Securities
Securities Litigation
Tax
Tax Controversy
Technology & IP Transactions
Transportation
Trusts, Estates & Not-for-Profits
White Collar: Government Litigation & Investigations

International Offices The firm also has offices in Beijing, Brussels, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.

Branches

  • 555 West Fifth Street,
  • Los Angeles,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 90013
  • Tel 213 896 6000
  • Fax 213 896 6600
  • Website : www.sidley.com/los_angeles
  • 1001 Page Mill Road,
  • Building 1,
  • Palo Alto,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 94304
  • Tel +1 650 565 7000
  • Fax +1 650 565 7100
  • 555 California Street,
  • San Francisco,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 94104
  • Tel +1 415 772 1200
  • Fax +1 415 772 7400
  • 1501 K Street NW,
  • Washington, DC,
  • District of Columbia
  • USA
  • 20005
  • Tel 202 736 8000
  • Fax 202 736 8711
  • One South Dearborn,
  • Chicago,
  • Illinois
  • USA
  • IL 60603
  • Tel 312 853 7000
  • Fax 312 853 7036
  • 787 Seventh Avenue,
  • New York,
  • USA
  • NY 10019
  • Tel +1 212 839 5300
  • Fax +1 212 839 5599
  • 60 State Street,
  • 34th Floor,
  • Boston,
  • Massachusetts
  • USA
  • MA 02109
  • Tel 617 223 0300
  • Fax 617 223 0301
  • 2001 Ross Avenue,
  • Suite 3600,
  • Dallas,
  • Texas
  • USA
  • TX 75201
  • Tel 214 981 3300
  • Fax 214 981 3400
  • 1000 Louisiana Street,
  • Suite 6000,
  • Houston,
  • Texas
  • USA
  • TX 77002
  • Tel 713 315 9000
  • Fax 713 315 9199