Sidley partner Holly J. Gregory has been honored with the “Lifetime Achievement Award” at Corporate Secretary's 2021 Corporate Governance Awards. Corporate Secretary’s annual ceremony brings together industry professionals in the governance, risk, and compliance community to celebrate the best of the best in the world of governance.
Co-chair of Sidley’s global Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation practice, Holly counsels publicly held, private, and not-for-profit corporations on the full range of governance issues. She is frequently called on to advise boards regarding sensitive and unusual matters. This award follows her repeat recognition as one of the most sought out leaders in corporate governance advice. In recent years, Holly has been recognized as: one of the “100 Most Influential Players in Corporate Governance” (NACD/Directorship 100), Directorship Magazine, 2021 and all prior years (fifteen years total); one of “the best and brightest minds in the legal profession” in Ethisphere’s 2017 and 2015 Attorneys Who Matter; the “Best in Corporate Governance” at Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2016 and at the inaugural 2012 Awards; the leading practitioner in corporate governance law in the Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law (July 2010); a “Leading Practitioner in Corporate Governance” in the International Who’s Who of Corporate Governance Lawyers, 2021 and prior years; and a “leading lawyer” in Corporate Governance in The Legal 500 US 2020 and prior years. She was named in 2018 to The National Law Journal’s list of “White Collar, Regulatory & Compliance Trailblazers.”