Sidley’s Dallas office is home to a diverse team of highly-experienced and collaborative lawyers with decades of experience who advise clients across a broad range of industries. Harnessing the firm’s global reach, our lawyers work across multiple legal disciplines to help clients achieve their most important business objectives.
Sidley’s Dallas office opened its doors in 1996 and has since grown into a full-service powerhouse, home to more than 120 lawyers and numerous other professionals. Located on McKinney Ave, in the heart of Dallas, we provide comprehensive insights to our diverse client base on a broad range of high-stakes litigation, transactional, and regulatory matters. This includes serving clients in the areas of Commercial Litigation and Disputes, Private Equity, M&A, Energy, Global Finance, Securities Enforcement and Regulatory, Tax, Capital Markets, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, Restructuring, White Collar: Government Litigation and Investigations, IP Litigation, Technology and Life Sciences Transactions, Investment Funds, Aviation and Airlines, FinTech and Blockchain, Healthcare, and Insurance.
Drawing on Sidley’s depth of experience, our Dallas lawyers work across many of the firm’s key industries, including Automotive and Mobility, Aviation and Airlines, Banking and Financial Services, Energy, Financial Institutions, Global Life Sciences, Healthcare, Hospitality, Insurance, Investment Funds, Technology Sector, and Transportation.
Sidley’s premier transactional team helms significant deals in Texas and is consistently recognized among the leading practices in the state. Most recently, The Texas Lawbook’s M&A Corporate Deal Tracker ranked Sidley #2 in overall deal count for Texas transactions, with 151 deals completed in 2022, up from 138 deals in 2021. By lawyer headcount, that is more deals per lawyer than any other firm in Texas. With determination and a stellar list of clients that define the region and globally alike, the firm has become the go-to Texas firm for the highest-stakes transactions.
Our lawyers are also consistently recognized by Chambers USA, The American Lawyer, Law360, Texas Lawbook, Best Lawyers, Benchmark Litigation, and D Magazine.
Yvette Ostolaza, one of the country’s leading business litigators, is Sidley’s Management Committee chair, an Executive Committee member and resident of the Dallas office. She officially took the helm in May 2022 after managing the Dallas office for eight years. Yvette is the first-ever female and Latina chair and the first Texas-based partner to lead the firm.
Sidley’ Dallas office is also home to numerous firm leaders for key national practice and industry groups, including: Aviation (Bart Biggers), Energy (Holt Foster), Litigation (Yvette Ostolaza/Angela Zambrano), Global Finance (Angela Fontana), Private Equity (Scott Parel), FinTech/Blockchain (Lilya Tessler), and Securities and Shareholder Litigation (Yolanda Garcia).