Sidley partner Kathryn L. Alessi has been named to Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s 2022 “Top Women of Law” list. The annual award “celebrates the achievements of exceptional women lawyers who are pioneers, educators, trailblazers and role models.”
Kathryn focuses her practice on the successful resolution of governmental investigations and enforcement proceedings, securities and shareholder litigation, and complex business litigation. For two decades she has helped clients in the financial services, life sciences, healthcare, private equity, and technology industries navigate high-stakes governmental investigations, enforcement proceedings, and litigation involving allegations of misleading disclosures, sales practices violations, and breach of fiduciary duty, among other issues.
At Sidley, Kathryn has taken on a variety of leadership roles through which she has made meaningful contributions to the Boston office and to the career development of individual attorneys. She is currently co-chair of SidleyWomen for the Boston office and serves as a member of the firm’s Committee for the Evaluation and Compensation of Associates. Previously, Kathryn served as the Boston office chair of the Committee on Recruiting of Associates and Boston office chair of the Committee on Summer Associate Programs, helping to develop the office’s recruiting and summer associate program for more than five years.