The Dallas Association of Young Lawyers presented partner Penny P. Reid its 2020 “Outstanding Mentor Award.” The annual award recognizes Texas lawyers who consistently demonstrate a commitment to mentoring young lawyers in their legal communities. Winners are selected based on their service as a role model to young lawyers in the legal community; fostering the development of young lawyers; and significant contributions to the profession and/or the community.
Penny is a partner in Sidley’s Commercial Litigation and Disputes practice and also serves in the Office of General Counsel of the firm. Penny focuses on coordinating and taking to trial complex civil litigations in state and federal courts throughout the country, including securities fraud, class actions, employment litigations and bankruptcy litigations. As a result of her accounting background, Penny is often called upon to handle matters involving accounting disputes and related internal investigations for major corporations.