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Firm Profile

Sidley Austin LLP

Firm Profile

Washington, DC

  • Profile
  • 1501 K Street NW
  • Washington, DC
  • District of Columbia
  • USA
  • 20005

Firm profile submitted by Sidley Austin LLP

Chairman of Executive Committee: Carter G Phillips
Chairman of Management Committee: Larry A Barden
Number of partners worldwide: 699
Number of lawyers worldwide: 1,947

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 over 1,900 lawyers in 20 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 43 first-tier national rankings in the 2017 US News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” survey and was named “Law Firm of the Year” for Environmental Law and Securities Regulation
■ Named to the 2017 BTI Client Service 30 as one of only three firms to earn a place on the list for 16 consecutive years
■ Named as one of the top 25 national corporate law firms in Corporate Board Member Magazine’s 2016 survey of corporate directors and general counsel
■ Consistently ranked among the top global capital markets firms in the Thomson Reuters league tables
■ Named “2016 Team of the Year” for Financial Services & Securities Regulation and recipient of the “Intellectual Property Client Service” award at the 2016 Chambers USA Awards
■ Named by the National Law Journal as the 2016 “Chicago Litigation Department of the Year” for White-Collar Defense
■ Named to The National Law Journal’s 2016 Appellate Hot List for the ninth year in a row
■ Named “Life Cycle Firm of the Year” and “Firm of the Year” in General Patent Litigation, Product Liability and Regulatory at the 2016 LMG Life Sciences Awards
■ Named “Investment Funds Law Firm of the Year” by Asian Legal Business at the 2016 Hong Kong Law Awards
■ Recognized at the Latin Finance 2016 Deals of the Year Awards for its work in the “Best Infrastructure Financing: Brazil” category 
■ Received Gold Standard Certification from the Women in Law Empowerment Forum in 2016
■ Received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index for the tenth straight year and designated as a 2017 “Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality.”

■ Accountants & Professional Liability
■ Antitrust/Competition
■ Banking & Financial Services
■ Capital Markets
■ Communications Regulatory
■ Complex Commercial Litigation
■ Consumer Class Actions
■ Corporate Governance & Executive Compensation
■ Corporate Reorganization & Bankruptcy
■ Emerging Companies & Venture Capital
■ Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
■ Energy
■ Environmental
■ ERISA Litigation
■ Food, Drug & Medical Device Compliance & Enforcement
■ Food, Drug & Medical Device Regulatory
■ Global Finance
■ Government Strategies
■ Healthcare
■ Insurance
■ Insurance Disputes
■ Intellectual Property Litigation
■ International Arbitration
■ International Trade
■ Investment Funds, Advisers & Derivatives
■ Labor, Employment & Immigration
■ M&A
■ Non-Profit Institutions
■ Privacy, Data Security & Information Law
■ Private Equity
■ Products Liability
■ Project Finance & Infrastructure
■ Real Estate
■ Securities & Derivatives Enforcement & Regulatory
■ Securities & Shareholder Litigation
■ Supreme Court & Appellate
■ Tax
■ Tax Controversy
■ Technology & IP Transactions
■ Transportation
■ Trusts & Estates
■ White Collar: Government Litigation & Investigations

Branches

  • 555 West Fifth Street,
  • Los Angeles,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 90013
  • Tel +1 213 896 6000
  • Fax +1 213 896 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, Suite 2000,
  • 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 +1 202 736 8000
  • Fax +1 202 736 8711
  • One South Dearborn,
  • Chicago,
  • Illinois
  • USA
  • IL 60603
  • Tel +1 312 853 7000
  • Fax +1 312 853 7036
  • 787 Seventh Avenue,
  • New York,
  • USA
  • NY 10019
  • Tel +1 212 839 5300
  • Fax +1 212 839 5599
  • 60 State Street,
  • 36th Floor,
  • Boston,
  • Massachusetts
  • USA
  • MA 02109
  • Tel +1 617 223 0300
  • Fax +1 617 223 0301
  • 2021 McKinney Avenue, Suite 2000,
  • Dallas,
  • Texas
  • USA
  • TX 75201
  • Tel +1 214 981 3300
  • Fax +1 214 981 3400
  • 1000 Louisiana Street,
  • Suite 6000,
  • Houston,
  • Texas
  • USA
  • TX 77002
  • Tel +1 713 495 4500
  • Fax +1 713 495 7799
  • 1999 Avenue of the Stars, 17th floor,
  • Century City,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 90067
  • Tel +1 310 595 9500
  • Fax +1 310 595 9501