Sidley Austin LLP Elects 32 Lawyers to its Partnership

Sidley Austin LLP Elects 32 Lawyers to its Partnership 2

Partner Promotions Occurred Across 10 Offices
Chicago — Sidley Austin LLP announced today that it has elected 32 lawyers to its partnership, effective January 1, 2015.
This new partner class is made up of lawyers that represent a cross section of Sidley’s broad array of practice areas. The newly promoted lawyers are in offices across the firm’s global footprint – 23 in the U.S. (from six different cities); four in
Asia; four in Europe; and one in Australia.
“Our new partners have demonstrated their strong legal skills and commitment to providing clients with the highest level of service,” said Carter Phillips, chair of Sidley’s Executive Committee. “We are extremely proud of them because
they have earned their place in the partnership through talent, hard work and dedication.”
“We offer our heartfelt congratulations to this new class of partners and commend them on reaching this significant milestone in their careers,” said Larry Barden, chair of Sidley’s Management Committee. “We are proud of their hard
work and demonstrated commitment to client service, and welcome them to the partnership.”
The following is a list of Sidley’s new partners by office and primary area of practice:
Paul M. Tyrrell, Securities & Derivatives Enforcement and Regulatory
Frank J. Favia, Jr., Complex Commercial Litigation
Karen A. Hayes, Tax
Thomas A. Labuda, Jr., Corporate Reorganization and Bankruptcy
Geeta Malhotra, White Collar: Government Litigation & Investigations
Mohammed S. Shaheen, Global Finance
Tim M. Swan, Technology & IP Transactions
Annie C. Wallis, Global Finance
Jeremy C. Watson, Insurance
Kelley A. Conaty, Intellectual Property Litigation
Sara Garcia Duran, Private Equity
Paige Holden Montgomery, Complex Commercial Litigation
Iain Sandford, International Trade
Dorothee Schramm, International Arbitration (Commercial and Treaty)
Hong Kong
Nicholas Chan, Securities
Christopher Cheng, M&A
Carrie Li, Securities
Renee Xiong, Securities
Patrick J. Harrison, Antitrust/Competition
Aparna Sehgal, Global Finance
Los Angeles
Christina M. Craige, Corporate Reorganization and Bankruptcy
Erin F. Natter, Real Estate
New York
Todd M. Beaton, Jr., Securities & Derivatives Enforcement and Regulatory
Jason A. Friedhoff, Investment Funds, Advisers and Derivatives
Scott Macdonald, Investment Funds, Advisers and Derivatives
Michael D. Mann, White Collar: Government Litigation & Investigations
David D. Sylofski, Global Finance
Jinfei Zhang, Global Finance
Mimma Barila, Securities
Washington, D.C.
Allison Fulton, Food, Drug and Medical Device Compliance and Enforcement
Sean C. Griffin, Complex Commercial Litigation
Fiona A. Philip, Securities & Derivatives Enforcement and Regulatory
With 1,900 lawyers in 18 offices worldwide, Sidley has built a reputation as a premier legal adviser for global businesses and financial institutions. For the fifth consecutive year, and every year since the survey’s inception, Sidley received the
most first-tier national rankings in the 2015 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.”

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