Washington, D.C. – Sidley is pleased to announce that Jennifer Saulino has joined the firm’s Product Liability and Commercial Litigation group as a partner in Washington, D.C. She joins Sidley from Covington & Burling LLP, where she was a partner in its Litigation and Investigations Group.
As a preeminent trial lawyer, Ms. Saulino focuses on product liability and commercial litigation and has led a wide variety of high-profile trial matters representing large pharmaceutical companies, financial institutions, REITs, and property developers. She is recognized as a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers and is ranked by Chambers USA in General Commercial Litigation (DC) and White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (DC).
Ms. Saulino served for nearly seven years as a prosecutor at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Criminal Division, Fraud Section, where she held a number of positions, including Assistant Chief of the Section. During her time at the DOJ, she led trial teams as first chair in some of the Fraud Section’s most complex trials.
“Jennifer’s impressive track record as a first chair trial lawyer in product liability and commercial litigation cases speaks for itself and we are thrilled to welcome her to Sidley,” said Yvette Ostolaza, Sidley’s Management Committee chair and an Executive Committee member.
“Jennifer is an accomplished and formidable trial lawyer and has built strong relationships with General Counsels and in-house litigators at some of the largest companies across the country,” said Kristin Graham Koehler, managing partner of Sidley’s Washington, D.C. office, member of the firm’s Executive Committee, and global co-leader of the firm’s White Collar: Government Litigation and Investigations group. “We are excited about the high profile she will bring to our outstanding Product Liability and Commercial Litigation practices.”
“Her experience in handling some of the most complex and high profile trials in recent history will complement our highly experienced team of first chair trial lawyers that have an extensive track record of supporting clients on the full spectrum of matters,” said Mark Hopson, partner and member of the firm’s management committee.
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