Sidley partners Tara Higgins and W. Hardy Callcott have been included in Law360’s “MVPs of the Year” list for 2021. The annual list showcases lawyers who have “had the biggest wins and made the most significant contributions to their practice groups in the past year.”
Tara was named as an MVP for Energy and Hardy was named an MVP for Compliance.
Tara is based in Sidley’s New York office and is a co‐leader of the firm’s global Energy practice. She focuses her practice on the development, financing, acquisition, disposition and restructuring of energy and infrastructure projects. Her extensive experience includes project financings, high‐yield and bond financings, and other senior secured lending transactions, project development, restructurings and bankruptcy‐related transactions, including Section 363 sales, mergers and acquisitions, joint development arrangements, and miscellaneous investor arrangements.
Hardy is based in San Francisco and his practice concentrates on enforcement defense and regulatory counseling concerning securities market and regulatory and market issues for broker‐dealers, investment advisers, mutual funds, robo‐advisors, and others in the financial services industry. He provides securities enforcement defense before the SEC, Department of Justice, FINRA and other SRO and state regulators for members of the financial services industry, public companies, and officers and directors. He also conducts internal investigations.