CELIA SPALDING is a managing associate in Sidley’s Los Angeles office and is a member of the Commercial Litigation and Disputes practice. She represents individual and corporate clients in internal investigations, and her practice also includes defending companies in class action and consumer fraud litigation. Celia was part of the Sidley team in defense of a consumer class action that was recognized by the Daily Journal as one of the “Top Defense Verdicts” of 2020.
Prior to joining Sidley, she served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Timothy A. Barnes of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Celia earned her J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law, where she served as the development editor of the Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property. She received a B.A., summa cum laude, in English from San Diego State University.