On March 14, 2023, Leadership Greater Chicago celebrated excellence in civic leadership with business, political, and civic leaders. Sidley was honored with the 2023 “Corporate Civic Leadership Award” for demonstrating and supporting the value of civic leadership through our service and impact in the Greater Chicago area. Sidley has a long history of civic leadership, including our Sidley leaders sitting on over 200 boards in the area, our involvement in pro bono clinics, and our contributions to hundreds of city organizations.
The award also recognized Sidley’s BUILT TO LEAD℠ associate development initiative which prepares associates to succeed as the next generation of legal, business, and civic leaders. The BUILT TO LEAD℠ Civic Leadership Academy, held in Chicago for all U.S.- and Europe-based sixth-year managing associates, emphasizes the value of civic leadership, explores how to turn interests into involvement, and presents opportunities through non-profit board and trustee service.
Leadership Greater Chicago is the region’s premier convener, connector, and mobilizer of leaders to effect positive social change across Greater Chicago.
For more information on Sidley’s civic leadership, view the video below.