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This firm is also ranked in:

USA 2022 UK 2022 Europe 2022 Asia-Pacific 2022 Greater China Region 2022 Latin America 2022 High Net Worth 2022 FinTech 2022 Crisis & Risk Management 2022

About

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Chair of Executive Committee: Michael J. Schmidtberger

Chair of the Management Committee: Yvette Ostolaza

Number of partners worldwide: Over 650

Number of lawyers worldwide: Over 2,000

Firm Overview:

Sidley provides a broad range of legal services to meet the needs of its diverse client base. The strategic establishment of the firm’s offices in the key commercial, financial, and regulatory centres of the world has enabled the firm to harness its knowledge to represent a broad range of clients that include multinational and domestic corporations, banks, funds, and financial institutions. With over 2,000 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.

The Americas:

More than 150 years after the founding of the firm, Sidley today comprises a diverse group of legal professionals who are dedicated to teamwork, collaboration, and superior client service. Sidley’s US offices now include Boston, Century City, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. The firm has built a reputation for successfully representing clients on complex transactional, regulatory, and litigation matters spanning a range of legal areas. The firm represents clients across many industries including banking and financial services, insurance, life sciences, healthcare, energy, technology, and transportation.

Sidley has maintained a valued presence in Latin America for over 50 years. It represents major local and multinational companies and financial institutions, private equity and other investment funds, sovereign governments and state-owned enterprises in transactions throughout South America, Central America and the Caribbean.

Europe:

The firm’s Brussels office serves as the hub of Sidley’s European Union law practice and is home to an experienced multinational team of around 30 professionals. Sidley represents clients before the European institutions, the Court of Justice of the European Union and certain Member State bodies and courts, including the Belgian courts and administrative authorities. Sidley’s office in Geneva, Switzerland, is home to both its top-ranked international trade practice and one of Europe’s foremost international arbitration and cross-border dispute teams. The office comprises an experienced multinational team of more than 20 lawyers, policy advisors, economists, analysts, paralegals, and legal assistants. The firm’s Geneva World Trade Organization team is the top-ranked leader in shaping and enforcing international trade rules. The group represents many different WTO Members and leading multinationals and associations in complex WTO dispute settlement and in resolving trade disputes. Sidley’s office in London, its largest in Europe, was founded in 1974. With lawyers qualified to practice in both the UK and the U.S., the London office coordinates cross-border projects spanning Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Sidley’s clients in London include the world’s leading financial institutions, funds, private equity sponsors, and multinational companies spanning a wide range of industries.

Asia Pacific:

Sidley is one of the few global firms to have maintained on-the-ground client service capabilities in Asia for 40 years. During that time, the firm has come to be acknowledged by its clients and industry publications as a leading law firm in the region. The firm now has approximately 230 legal professionals based in six offices in the region in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo. Sidley’s lawyers provide US, Hong Kong, English, Singapore, and Japanese law advice to clients where and when they need it. The Sidley team in China, one of the largest of the international law firms, advises clients on US, Hong Kong, English and Singapore law, speaking fluent English as well as fluent and native Mandarin and Cantonese. The Singapore office serves as an important hub for transactions involving Indonesia and India, as well as Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines, Cambodia, Mongolia, China, and South Korea. The ability to provide both local and international law services is of great importance to its clients as they continue to grow their businesses regionally and globally. Sidley’s team in Singapore provides multi-jurisdictional legal advice principally in the fields of capital markets; global finance, including bankruptcy, restructuring, structured finance, securitisation, and asset finance; mergers and acquisitions; international arbitration; investment funds; information technology, privacy, data security, and compliance; life sciences; and energy and project finance. Sidley’s office in Australia, based in Sydney, comprises US-qualified lawyers who either are native Australian or have worked in Australia for many years.

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This firm is also ranked in:

USA 2022 UK 2022 Europe 2022 Asia-Pacific 2022 Greater China Region 2022 Latin America 2022 High Net Worth 2022 FinTech 2022 Crisis & Risk Management 2022

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Arbitration (International)
Band 5
Capital Markets: Debt
Band 2
Capital Markets: Equity
Band 2
Capital Markets: High-Yield Products
Band 1
Corporate/M&A
Band 5
International Trade/WTO
Band 1

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Andrew W Shoyer
Band 3
Richard LA Weiner
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Australia

Capital Markets: US Law


Bruce Dailey
Band 1
Mimma Barila
Band 1
Robert Meyers
Band 1
Belgium

Competition: EU


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Thomas A ColeCorporate/M&A (International & Cross-Border)
Jacques BourgeoisInternational Trade/WTO
Thomas C GreenLitigation: Trial Lawyers
Eminent Practitioners
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Matthew SheridanCapital Markets: International
Steven KolyerCapital Markets: Securitisation: CRE CLOs
R J CarlsonCapital Markets: Securitisation: RMBS
Robert M KreitmanCapital Markets: Securitisation: Tax
Giselle BarthCapital Markets: Securitization: Single Family Rental
William MasseyCapital Markets: Structured Products
Bruce DaileyCapital Markets: US Law
Mimma BarilaCapital Markets: US Law
Robert MeyersCapital Markets: US Law
Friven YeohDispute Resolution: Arbitration (International Firms)
Arnoud R WillemsInternational Trade/WTO
Nicolas J S LockhartInternational Trade/WTO
Todd FriedbacherInternational Trade/WTO
Ted MurphyInternational Trade: Customs

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One South Dearborn

Chicago

Illinois

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IL 60603

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