Former DOJ Chief of Staff, Rejoins Sidley’s Litigation Practice in Washington, D.C.

Sidleys WIlliam LeviWashington, D.C. Powered by LawFuel – Sidley is pleased to announce that William Levi, who previously served in senior roles at the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Senate, has rejoined Sidley’s Litigation practice as a partner in Washington, D.C., where he will represent clients in a broad range of complex litigation, enforcement actions, regulatory disputes, and appellate matters.

During his time at the Department of Justice, Mr. Levi served as chief of staff with responsibility for a range of matters across the Department.  As senior counselor and counselor to the Attorney General, he supervised high-stakes litigation and complex enforcement and regulatory matters.

He previously served as staff director of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights, which oversees the federal antitrust enforcement agencies, and as chief counsel to Senator Mike Lee. He also clerked on the U.S. Supreme Court for Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. and on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit for Judge Anthony J. Scirica.

“We are pleased to welcome Will back to Sidley,” said Mark Hopson, co-leader of Sidley’s global Litigation group and managing partner of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. “Will’s experience working across all branches of government will provide a valuable perspective to clients in a variety of litigation and enforcement matters.”

Sidley has approximately 750 litigation lawyers in North America, Asia, and Europe that practice in virtually every area of business disputes, including commercial trials, intellectual property, class action defense, appellate, international arbitration, and white collar. The firm’s “built-to-win” approach to litigation earned Sidley recognition as a finalist in The American Lawyer’s 2020 “Litigation Department of the Year” competition. “Built-to-win” emphasizes diversity, bringing together dynamic, cross-functional teams from different disciplines, practices, and perspectives to handle the most complex litigation matters and deliver winning results.

With 2,000 lawyers in 20 offices around the globe, Sidley is a premier legal adviser for clients across the spectrum of industries. Follow Sidley on Twitter @SidleyLaw.

Matt Messinger, Senior Manager, Public Relations, +1 312 456 4009

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