Sidley has been shortlisted for “Law Firm of the Year” in the Capital Markets and Environmental categories at the Chambers USA Awards 2022. The annual program — which this year will take place virtually on May 26 — honors the work of law firms and individuals across the United States, including “outstanding work, impressive strategic growth, and excellence in client service.”
Sidley’s Capital Markets practice, which has six USA-Nationwide rankings in Chambers USA 2021, includes more than 290 lawyers around the globe located in key international financial and industry centers. The team represents issuers, underwriters, and other financial intermediaries in structuring and executing securities transactions and disclosure matters in all of the world’s major financial markets. In the United States, Sidley has local experience with nationwide reach. Capital markets lawyers in the firm’s Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, and San Francisco offices enhance the team’s ability to offer global clients seamless nationwide and cross-border support, and synergy with other geographies and practice capabilities. Sidley’s Capital Markets practice in Europe comprises English- and U.S.-qualified partners, counsel, and associates who form part of an integrated international practice, regularly assisting with Prospectus Directive-compliant and exchange-regulated listings on the London, Irish, Luxembourg, and other European exchanges. In Asia Pacific, Sidley’s Capital Markets practice, with approximately 100 lawyers in the region, focus on capital raising transactions in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Singapore.
The firm’s highly ranked global Environmental practice is recognized for its success in handling the most complicated matters arising under environmental and natural resources laws. The team serves clients across a broad spectrum of industries and handles virtually every type of environmental challenge, from complex air, water, waste and climate change-related litigation and compliance matters to the environmental aspects of multijurisdictional business transactions. The team’s lawyers have been at the forefront of the country’s most significant regulatory issues and provide regulatory counsel to numerous clients related to the myriad environmental laws. Sidley’s lawyers also handle important environmental justice and ESG matters that are critical to today’s businesses.