Sidley Austin – LawFuel Law Firm Directory – Sidley Welcomes New Employment Partner London – Sidley Austin LLP announced today that Susan Fanning is joining the firm as a partner, bringing to Sidley more than 25 years of experience in employment law. In particular, Ms. Fanning advises a wide range of multinational clients on both contentious and non-contentious employment matters, and has particular experience in advising on policy and strategic human resource issues.
She also regularly supports cross-border corporate transactions and regularly advises on business transfers, outsourcings, business reorganization matters, senior executive disputes and team poachings. “Sue is an accomplished employment lawyer, and we are very excited to welcome her to the firm,” said Matthew Dening, managing partner of Sidley’s London office.
“She will be a great resource to our clients.” “Sue will be an integral member of the firm’s employment group and will lead the London practice,” said Stephen Blackshaw, co-leader of Sidley’s Corporate group in London.
“Our corporate clients will value her practical solutions to the challenging employment law issues that frequently arise in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures and other corporate transactions.”
With 1,900 lawyers in 20 offices worldwide, Sidley has built a reputation as a premier legal adviser for global businesses and financial institutions. Sidley has for the sixth year in a row received the most first-tier national rankings in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” survey. On Law360’s list of Global 20 Firms, Sidley was ranked among the top law firms “with the greatest global reach and expertise.” To stay up to date with the latest Sidley news, please follow us on Twitter at @SidleyNewsroom. For purposes of the New York State Bar rules, this press release