BRIAN COOK is an associate in the firm's Chicago office. As a member of the Investment Funds practice group, he advises and represents clients in securities, derivatives and futures-related corporate and regulatory matters, including the organization and operation of hedge funds, private equity funds, funds of funds, co-investments, investment advisers and commodity pools.
Prior to joining Sidley, Brian was a Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) graduate fellow at Illinois Legal Aid Online.
Brian graduated cum laude from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, where he was a Senior Editor of the Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business. Brian graduated cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a B.B.A. in Accountancy.
Prior to attending law school, Brian was a Certified Public Accountant in New York, where he spent three years working in the audit practice of Deloitte & Touche LLP.