Sidley and Sidley lawyers received several recognitions at the 2022 FT Innovative Lawyers Awards North America gala held on December 5, 2022.
Financial Times recognized Sidley and Sidley lawyers as finalists for:
- Innovation in Enabling Business Resilience for Sidley’s Fintech, Blockchain and Compliance Practice
- Innovative Law Firm of the Year
- Innovative Leader — Yvette Ostolaza
- Innovative Practitioner — George C. Fatheree III
Additionally, Sidley secured impressive wins in the “Innovation in Dispute Resolution” and “Innovation in Equity and Racial Justice” categories.
Financial Times recognized Sidley’s innovative dispute resolution work on behalf of Aspen Insurance in defending the company in groundbreaking COVID-19 business interruption litigation. Likewise, the publication commended Sidley’s innovation in equity and racial justice for its landmark representation of the descendants of Willa and Charles Bruce to return property to their family that was wrongfully seized in 1924.
The annual awards, hosted by the Financial Times, recognize innovative law firms, lawyers, and in-house legal teams for their originality, leadership, and impact.