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Sidley Austin LLP

Washington, DC

Sidley Austin LLP - Chicago
  • 1501 K Street NW
  • Washington, DC
  • District of Columbia
  • USA
  • 20005
  • Chairman of Executive Committee: Carter G Phillips
  • Chairman of Management Committee: Larry A Barden
  • Number of partners worldwide: 695
  • Number of lawyers worldwide: 1818
  • Iinternational Offices: The firm also has offices in Beijing, Brussels, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.

Firm Overview:
Sidley is a global law firm committed to providing excellent client service, fostering a culture of cooperation and mutual respect, and creating opportunities for lawyers of all backgrounds. With 1,900 lawyers in 18 offices around the world, talent and teamwork are central to Sidley’s successful results for clients in all types of legal matters, from complex transactions to ‘bet the company’ litigation to cutting-edge regulatory issues. 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 in the 2015 US News - Best Lawyers ‘Best Law Firms’ survey. Sidley has received the most first-tier national rankings for the fifth consecutive year and each year since the survey began. Also named ‘Law Firm of the Year’ in International Trade and Finance Law and Litigation – Securities
■ One of only three firms to earn a place on The BTI Client Service 30 for 14 consecutive years; Named the number three law firm for overall client service in 2015
■ Consistently ranked among the top global capital markets firms in the Thomson Reuters league tables
■ Won ‘Diversity Firm of the Year,’ for the second consecutive year, and ‘Product Liability Firm of the Year’ at the 2015 Benchmark Litigation US Awards
■ Named as one of the top 25 national corporate law firms in Corporate Board Member magazine’s 2014 survey of corporate directors and general counsel
■ Named ‘USA Law Firm of the Year’ in the 2015 Who’s Who Legal Awards. Sidley has received this award every year for the past five years; Named ‘Global Trade & Customs Law Firm of the Year’ in the 2015 Who’s Who Legal Awards. Sidley has received this award every year since its inception in 2005; Named ‘Illinois Law Firm of the Year’ in the 2014 Who’s Who Legal Awards. Sidley received this award for the eighth time
■ Named Law360 Practice Group of the Year 2014 in four practice areas: Appellate, Environmental, International Trade, and Privacy
■ Recognized as a ‘Life Cycle’ law firm by LMG Life Sciences 2014 and highly recommended in 10 life sciences practice areas
■ Named by the National Law Journal as the 2014 ‘Chicago Litigation Department of the Year’ in the IP category and as a finalist in the 2014 ‘Washington Litigation Department of the Year’
■ Named to the National Law Journal’s 2014 Appellate Hot List, for the seventh year in a row
■ Named to the National Law Journal’s 2014 Pro Bono Hot List
■ Recognized as a ‘Pro Bono Firm of 2014’ by Law360
■ Named 2014 ‘Best Law Firm’ in North America in the insurance and reinsurance industry by Reactions magazine
■ Named as one of the top Illinois law firms leading the way to LGBT workplace equality in Equality Illinois’ 2014 Law Firm Survey
■ Received the “Gold Standard Certification” from the Women in Law Empowerment Forum in 2014

Main Areas of Practice:
Accountants and Professional Liability Antitrust/Competition Banking and Financial Services Communications Regulatory Complex Commercial Litigation Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation Corporate Reorganization and Bankruptcy Emerging Companies and Venture Capital Employee Benefits Energy Environmental ERISA Litigation Financial Services/Consumer Class Actions Food, Drug and Medical Device Compliance and Enforcement Food, Drug and 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 and Derivatives Labor, Employment and Immigration M&A Non-Profit Institutions Privacy, Data Security and Information Law Private Equity Products Liability Project Finance and Infrastructure Public Finance Real Estate Securities Securities and Derivatives Enforcement and Regulatory Securities and Shareholder Litigation Supreme Court and Appellate Tax Tax Controversy Technology & IP Transactions Transportation Trusts and Estates White Collar: Government Litigation and Investigations

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