HEATHER BENZMILLER SULTANIAN represents clients in arbitrations and courts across the country, and at all stages of litigation, from pre-complaint investigation to trial and appeal. Her practice focuses on securities litigation and complex business disputes, and she has represented clients from Fortune 50 corporations to emerging companies in matters involving securities laws and regulations, breach of contract, business torts, and related claims.
Heather’s experience includes managing complex electronic discovery; responding to subpoenas and other regulatory demands; drafting dispositive motions, appellate briefs, and other pleadings; opposing class certification; taking and defending depositions; preparing fact and expert witnesses to testify at deposition and trial; and examining witnesses at trial.
Prior to joining the firm, Heather clerked for the Honorable Karen Nelson Moore of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Heather graduated from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, where she served as articles editor on the Northwestern University Law Review. Heather is also an active member of SidleyWomen and a member of the Field Associates, an organization of young professionals committed to supporting the mission of the Field Museum.
Heather is a regular contributor to the firm’s Enhanced Scrutiny blog, in which the Sidley team provides timely updates and thoughtful analysis on M&A and corporate governance matters.