Global Investigations Review (GIR) ranked Sidley in the 2020 GIR 30, an annual guide to the world’s leading cross-border investigations practices. Firms selected for inclusion in the GIR 30 represent the 30 highest-ranked firms from the publication’s GIR 100 list, which recognizes the elite firms from around the world best able to handle sophisticated cross-border government-led and internal investigations and related settlement negotiations or prosecutions of corporates and individuals.
In ranking Sidley, GIR noted the firm’s particular “prowess in helping leading financial services companies through complex matters.” It also observed, “When companies in crisis need a law firm with the expertise and the respect of an investigating agency, they regularly turn to Sidley Austin.”
Sidley is well known as a trusted adviser to leading corporations and executives for their most complex and sensitive government and internal investigations. The team is widely recognized for its significant experience in all aspects of corporate criminal defense and enforcement-related matters. Our practitioners include several former federal government officials, federal prosecutors, regulatory professionals, and trial lawyers who are adept at handling multifaceted investigations and attendant parallel legal proceedings.