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Sidley Austin LLP Elects 16 to Its Partnership

Chicago – Sidley Austin LLP is pleased to announce that it has elected 16 lawyers to its partnership effective Jan. 1, 2017.

“We are very proud to welcome this incredibly talented group of individuals to the partnership,” said Carter Phillips, chair of the firm’s Executive Committee. “These young lawyers represent the future of our firm and personify our strong commitment to excellent client service and integrity. They are great colleagues and we look forward to their continued contributions as they embark on this exciting next chapter in their career.”

The following is a list of Sidley’s new partners by office and primary area of practice:


Christopher R. Hale, M&A

Anna J. Remis, Technology & IP Transactions

John M. Skakun III, Securities and Shareholder Litigation

Nilofer Umar, Securities and Shareholder Litigation


Aaron J. Rigby, M&A


Tim Chandler, Energy


Andrew Fox, Complex Commercial Litigation (Disputes Resolution)

Los Angeles

Alexis Miller Buese, Complex Commercial Litigation

Christopher M. Egleson, Complex Commercial Litigation

New York

Daniel Altman, Tax

Joseph R. Gottlieb, Insurance

James Heyworth, Securities and Shareholder Litigation

Jesse C. Kean, Investment Funds, Advisers and Derivatives

Marissa Alter-Nelson, Complex Commercial Litigation

Washington, D.C.

Michael E. Borden, Government Strategies

Erika L. Maley, Complex Commercial Litigation

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