Sidley’s Products Liability Team has been nominated for the Chambers USA Award for Excellence for the past four years. This award is based on Chamber’s independent research and reflects Sidley’s pre-eminence in products liability. The Award also reflects recent notable achievements including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service.
The highly regarded and widely read Product Liability Law 360 selected Sidley as one of the five top product liability practices for 2010.
Specific comments include:
“Sidley Austin has an established and accomplished product liability practice, which earns particular praise for its geographic coverage and depth of experience . . . The lawyers are experienced, dependable and a pleasure to work with.” - Chambers 2011
“This group has extensive practice breadth, and impressive depth of resources and great national coverage.” - Chambers 2010
“This group is commended for its strength in pharmaceutical and medical device matters and for “its ability to grasp the essence of the science, which often makes the difference between winning and losing a case . . .’” - Chambers 2009
“’A large firm with great depth that nevertheless treats you like you’re its most important client.’ Sidley Austin is a ‘strong and sophisticated’ firm that offers expertise across the gamut of products liability matters, and is singled out for its ability to work constructively with other law firms.” - Chambers 2008
“According to clients, ‘the brief writing here is remarkable, and its lawyers’ ability to think moves ahead on mass torts leaves other firms in the dust.’ Also applauded is its commercial approach: ‘While some firms can’t wait to show off in the courtroom, Sidley knows resolution is often the preferable option for the client.’” – Chambers 2008
“Sidley Austin LLP’s wide-ranging product liability practice enjoys an outstanding reputation in a number of areas . . . The team provides ‘very business-focused advice’ . . . and can also call on its international resources where necessary, such as when dealing with multinational clients.” - Legal 500 2011
“‘The designated smart guys when we need to go to the next level’, clients laud Sidley Austin LLP’s products liability and mass torts practice group for its tight, efficient teams and high-quality lawyers who, while not inexpensive, ‘are a bargain compared to their work product and results’.” - Legal 500 2010
“Sidley Austin LLP’s product liability practice exhibits ‘the highest of talent and professionalism’, according to clients, and an ability to ‘consistently give well thought-out and concise advice.’ Major clients describe a service that is ‘quality and value’, ‘cost-efficient and excellent.’” - Legal 500 2009
“Generally, clients regard the practice as ‘first-rate’, ‘among the best in the US’ and report satisfaction at the stability in the team – ‘lawyers don’t come and go, so that clients can take advantage of cumulative knowledge build-up.’” - Legal 500 2009
“[A] practice that twins ‘quality and value’, displaying ‘the highest of talent and professionalism’ while being ‘cost-efficient and excellent’ . . .” - Legal 500 2009
“[C]lients say that the group ‘brings a great deal of talent and experience to the table’ and is generally ‘excellent, attentive and responsive.’ Its lawyers are ‘good strategic thinkers’ and ‘willing to work hand-in-glove with clients.’” - Legal 500 2008
Back to Products Liability