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Sidley Austin LLP


Band 3District of ColumbiaUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Reputable practice with ample litigation capabilities across the gamut of commercial law. Known for its deft handling of complex intellectual property, product liability and class action matters. Also recognized for its excellent appellate offering, and a leading regulatory practice. An impressive client list includes major pharmaceutical companies and leading global corporations, along with their senior management and executives.


"They are extremely intelligent folks," comments an interviewee, adding: "They've shown that they basically jump into a matter and become familiar with it top to bottom."

Sources report: "They have very good deposition skills. They do a great job deposing plaintiffs and finding holes in claims to help us succeed in cases."

Work highlights

Acted for Bayer in several cases related to the Essure product liability litigation.

Notable practitioners

Gordon Todd and Jonathan Cohn are primary contacts for the firm's litigation practice.

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Sidley Austin LLP


1501 K Street NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia



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