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Sidley Austin LLP

Kristen Seeger

Chicago, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Litigation: Securities
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Litigation: Securities - Illinois

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Kristen Seeger excels in shareholder derivative and securities fraud disputes, often acting for large commercial clients and their directors.
"Kristen is an exceptionally strong and capable lawyer who is always remarkably prepared. She has a calmness of manner that relieves difficulties and inspires confidence.""She is incredibly helpful, detail-oriented and thoughtful in her approach."
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Kristen Seeger is a partner in Chicago. Recognized by The Legal 500 as an “outstanding lawyer” in the area of securities and shareholder litigation, Kristen focuses her practice on the successful resolution of complex shareholder-related disputes, including shareholder demands, shareholder derivative litigation, securities class actions, and the defense of SEC enforcement matters. Kristen has provided critical advice to some of the world’s leading companies as they respond to shareholder demands and government investigations, and she conducts investigations for boards and special committees on high-profile, sensitive matters. She has successfully defended corporations, officers and directors, financial institutions, and accounting firms in complex, high-stakes litigation in courts throughout the country. Kristen has extensive experience advising clients in crisis litigation arising from business events that have resulted in negative publicity and financial impact, and in sensitive pre-litigation and litigation contexts resulting from business challenges or government enforcement actions. Kristen also is deeply engaged in firm leadership and civic life. She serves on Sidley’s diversity committee and co-chairs the associate review committee, and has served as deputy head of the 100+ lawyer Litigation group in Chicago. She also serves on non-profit boards and is a Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow.

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Kristen Seeger

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