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Sidley Austin LLP

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

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What the team is known for

Demonstrates quality in litigating high-profile enforcement matters and securing the closure of government proceedings, acting on behalf of both major corporates and individual clients. Regularly turned to for its excellence in highly regulated fields, including securities, healthcare and defense contracts. Experienced defending False Claims Act litigation, and handling investigations and enforcement actions by the FTC.

Strengths

One client says: "I think Sidley attorneys are very smart, detailed, thorough and reliable. Sidley is a go-to firm that can handle complicated issues from many angles because of the breadth of subject matter expertise."

Sources report: "They have an extremely sophisticated practice and are able to see the big picture. For complex cases, they are the firm - it's an amazingly well organized and highly adept firm."

Notable practitioners

Brian Stretch brings significant expertise in regulatory enforcement matters to bear for clients across a wide array of white-collar criminal issues, leveraging his extensive experience as a former prosecutor.
"Brian is an outstanding attorney, his competence and skills are recognized throughout the legal community." "He can be trusted with the most sensitive and important of assignments." "Brian has the gift of helping keep emotions calm during challenging situations."

Douglas Axel advises clients on a range of white-collar concerns, including fraud, corruption and regulatory actions.
"Douglas is very smart, and has an even demeanor and excellent judgment." "He is an excellent collaborator and people like working with him; he is calm under pressure and works well with others." "Douglas is incredibly knowledgeable and very approachable, you can have a conversation with him without legal jargon."

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Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Sidley Austin LLP

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Location

555 West Fifth Street

Los Angeles

California

USA

CA 90013

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

California

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations


Brian J Stretch
Band 5
Douglas A Axel
Band 2