We strive to maintain an environment focused on teamwork and cooperation. Lawyers and professionals at all levels treat each other with a friendly and genuine respect and value the skills and knowledge that each team member brings to the table.

Sidley was an early proponent of law firm diversity and inclusion, and we remain committed to creating opportunities for people of all backgrounds.

Sidley lawyers and staff give back to the broader community on many levels. Their activities range from reading to elementary school children, to helping the homeless, to cleaning up local schools, to participating in charity races.

In addition to a professionally and personally rewarding work environment, we offer a competitive salary along with a comprehensive benefits package.

Our core benefits include a generous combined leave program, bonuses, medical, dental and vision plans, a flexible spending account plan, 401(k) and pension plans, life insurance, disability insurance and a pre-tax commuter program.

Sidley also provides a variety of benefits to help employees better manage their work and personal lives. These include subsidized back-up child and elder care, an employee assistance program, healthcare advocacy services and a wellness program.

Our reputation for excellence is built upon a foundation of hiring the best people and providing them with outstanding training.

Sidley’s Staff Training and Development team delivers engaging, relevant and timely learning solutions to ensure that employees in our various staff departments are able to perform to the best of their abilities. In addition to department- and role-specific training, we also offer communication skills, management, team building and other professional development programs. 

We are dedicated to providing resources and support to enhance the career satisfaction and ongoing development of our professional staff.

Professional staff are essential to the firm’s ability to deliver the highest quality legal services to our clients. We are always looking for talented, motivated individuals who thrive in a performance-driven culture to join our team.

Sidley offers challenging employment opportunities in several functional areas, including accounting and finance, administration, docket and court services, human resources, information technology, library and research services, litigation and practice support, marketing, office services, paralegal services, project management, records management, secretarial services, and training and development.

EEO Statement

Sidley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and any other factor protected by applicable law. If you have any questions regarding the application process or need an accommodation to complete the application process, please send an email to staffrecruiting@sidley.com.

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