December 15, 2010
Sidley Elects 28 to Partnership in Six Offices
Chicago and New York - Sidley Austin* has elected 28 new partners in six U.S. and international offices, effective as of January 1, 2011. The new partners practice in a broad range of transactional, litigation and regulatory practices.
“It is my privilege today to announce Sidley’s new class of partners and to welcome them to our partnership,” said Thomas A. Cole, chair of the firm’s Executive Committee.
“Our new partners reflect the broad scope of Sidley’s practice and industry-focus. They practice in 16 different global practice area teams,” added Charles W. Douglas, chair of the firm’s Management Committee. “Each of our 28 new partners embodies Sidley’s commitment to quality, client service and a collegial culture and we are proud to welcome them to the partnership.”
The new partners are listed below by office and primary area of practice:
Jessica C.K. Boelter, Corporate Reorganization and Bankruptcy
Sean M. Carney, Insurance
R. Bradley Drake, Insurance
Kevin M. Fee, Complex Commercial Litigation
T.J. Gordon, Structured Finance and Securitization
Bojan Guzina, Corporate Reorganization and Bankruptcy
Janelle Ibeling, Investment Funds, Advisers and Derivatives
Jaime L.M. Jones, Healthcare
Seth H. Katz, M&A and Private Equity
Matthew G. McQueen, M&A and Private Equity
Kristen R. Seeger, M&A and D&O Litigation
Daniel F. Spies, Investment Funds, Advisers and Derivatives
Jeffrey D. Weinstein, Structured Finance and Securitization
John A. McGrath, Structured Finance and Securitization
Phillip D. Taylor, Corporate Reorganization and Bankruptcy
Nicholas D. Turner, Labor, Employment and Immigration
David J. Went, Antitrust/Competition
Ellyce R. Cooper, White Collar
Samuel N. Tiu, Intellectual Property Litigation
Michael G. Burke, Corporate Reorganization and Bankruptcy
Martin B. Jackson, Complex Commercial Litigation
Eamon P. Joyce, Appellate
Asi Kirmayer, M&A and Private Equity
Nicholas K. Lagemann, Complex Commercial Litigation
Dorothy J. Spenner, Securities Litigation
Stephen M. Fronk, Technology Transactions
Lauren R. Silvis, Food, Drug and Medical Device Regulatory
Gordon D. Todd, White Collar
Sidley Austin LLP is one of the world’s largest full-service law firms, with approximately 1600 lawyers practicing in 17 U.S. and international cities, including Beijing, Brussels, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo. Sidley is recognized for service and responsiveness. Sidley received the most first-tier national rankings of any U.S. law firm in the inaugural U.S.News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings for 2010. BTI, a Boston-based research and consulting firm, has named Sidley as one of only three firms to have been in the top ten of the BTI Client Service rankings every year since the inception of those rankings in 2001, and as number one in three of those years.
* Sidley Austin LLP, a Delaware limited liability partnership which operates at the firm’s offices other than Chicago, London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney, is affiliated with other partnerships, including Sidley Austin LLP, an Illinois limited liability partnership (Chicago); Sidley Austin LLP, a separate Delaware limited liability partnership (London); Sidley Austin LLP, a separate Delaware limited liability partnership (Singapore); Sidley Austin, a New York general partnership (Hong Kong); Sidley Austin, a Delaware general partnership of registered foreign lawyers restricted to practicing foreign law (Sydney); and Sidley Austin Nishikawa Foreign Law Joint Enterprise (Tokyo). The affiliated partnerships are referred to herein collectively as Sidley Austin, Sidley, or the firm.
For more information:
, Director of Practice Development, 212.839.8797
, Rubenstein Associates, 212.843.8007
For purposes of the New York State Bar rules, this press release may be considered Attorney Advertising and the headquarters of the firm are Sidley Austin LLP 787 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019, 212.839.5300 and Sidley Austin LLP One South Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60603, 312.853.7000. Prior results described herein do not guarantee a similar outcome.