Technology


Sidley’s lawyers understand and live daily with the speed and dynamism of tech-driven businesses in all industries. Believing that the technology industry’s greatest and most innovative years are still to come, our technology practice is growing and developing rapidly to meet the needs of our clients across the globe. We combine that understanding with renowned legal skills, deep technical knowledge and business wisdom to act as business advisors as much as legal advisors to our clients, who range from individuals and venture-backed startups and their investors to companies in the top ranks of the Fortune 500. We have the breadth and depth to serve clients across the major business centers of the world and to assist clients in anticipating challenges and taking advantage of opportunities for growth.

We serve technology clients across our firm to provide transactional, litigation and regulatory advice. We structure, draft and negotiate a wide variety of transactions to help clients develop and commercialize their products. We are engaged in the full spectrum of public and private M&A, private equity and financing transactions as well as those areas that touch on the day-today operations of a technology company such as, labor & employment, IP counseling and litigation, technology & IP transactions and commercial and securities litigation, among others, . We also bring extensive experience, bolstered by many of our lawyers having worked in senior policy, regulatory, legislative and executive government roles, to bear on regulatory counseling matters critical to the technology industry such as antitrust, fintech, payments, privacy, data protection, security, international trade, information management and EU and Asia developments. 

We represent a broad spectrum of technology and technology-driven companies, including Adobe Systems Incorporated, Apple Inc., AT&T Inc., Avaya Inc., Baidu Inc., eBay Inc, Facebook and Microsoft Corporation.

Our Technology lawyers are regularly recognized by leading legal ranking publications including Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America and Legal 500.

Sidley’s lawyers understand and live daily with the speed and dynamism of tech-driven businesses in all industries. Believing that the technology industry’s greatest and most innovative years are still to come, our technology practice is growing and developing rapidly to meet the needs of our clients across the globe. We combine that understanding with renowned legal skills, deep technical knowledge and business wisdom to act as business advisors as much as legal advisors to our clients, who range from individuals and venture-backed startups and their investors to companies in the top ranks of the Fortune 500. We have the breadth and depth to serve clients across the major business centers of the world and to assist clients in anticipating challenges and taking advantage of opportunities for growth.

We serve technology clients across our firm to provide transactional, litigation and regulatory advice. We structure, draft and negotiate a wide variety of transactions to help clients develop and commercialize their products. We are engaged in the full spectrum of public and private M&A, private equity and financing transactions as well as those areas that touch on the day-today operations of a technology company such as, labor & employment, IP counseling and litigation, technology & IP transactions and commercial and securities litigation, among others, . We also bring extensive experience, bolstered by many of our lawyers having worked in senior policy, regulatory, legislative and executive government roles, to bear on regulatory counseling matters critical to the technology industry such as antitrust, fintech, payments, privacy, data protection, security, international trade, information management and EU and Asia developments. 

We represent a broad spectrum of technology and technology-driven companies, including Adobe Systems Incorporated, Apple Inc., AT&T Inc., Avaya Inc., Baidu Inc., eBay Inc, Facebook and Microsoft Corporation.

Our Technology lawyers are regularly recognized by leading legal ranking publications including Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America and Legal 500.

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