Sidley partner Douglas A. Axel has been named to the Daily Journal’s 2021 “Top White Collar Lawyers” list. The annual feature spotlights California’s leading legal practitioners in the white collar bar.
Doug has consistently and successfully represented industry-leading companies in investigations and litigation where the future of the company is on the line. Recently, he served as lead counsel for Wells Fargo in a high-profile U.S. Department of Justice civil and criminal investigation into alleged sales-practice violations. Doug also serves as a key member of the Sidley team leading the criminal defense of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. in United States v. Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. et. al. — a high profile corporate prosecutions brought by the U.S. Department of Justice.