Sidley Elects 19 to Partnership

Chicago – Sidley Austin LLP is pleased to announce that it has elected 19 lawyers to its partnership effective January 1, 2018.

“We are delighted to welcome this outstanding group of lawyers to the partnership,” said Carter Phillips, chair of Sidley’s Executive Committee. “Each one of these individuals has demonstrated extraordinary commitment to clients, colleagues and the firm. We are confident they will continue to provide the highest quality of client service and help drive Sidley’s growth and success in the future.”

“Our newest partner promotions reflect our continued dedication to invest in top talent to meet the growing demands of our clients,” said Larry Barden, chair of Sidley’s Management Committee. “These accomplished lawyers come from different practices and locations but all exemplify Sidley’s commitment to excellent client service and collegiality. We are honored to welcome them to the partnership.”

The following is a list of Sidley’s new partners by office and primary area of practice:


Kathryn L. Alessi, White Collar: Government Litigation & Investigations


Patrick E. Croke, Commercial Litigation and Disputes

Peter D. Edgerton, Tax

Patrick J. Lampe, Global Finance

Lindsey A. Smith, Capital Markets

Andrew O. Vouziers, Global Finance


Margaret H. Allen, Commercial Litigation and Disputes

Jessica A. Sheridan, Private Equity

Hong Kong

Desmond Ang, International Arbitration

Joy Lam, Investment Funds, Advisers and Derivatives

Yan Zhang, International Arbitration

Los Angeles

Katherine A. Roberts, Labor, Employment and Immigration

New York

Daniel S.W. Choi, Global Finance

Jennifer A. Spiegel, Investment Funds, Advisers and Derivatives

Palo Alto

Ruchun Ji, Emerging Companies and Venture Capital

San Francisco

Daniel R. O’Neill, Investment Funds, Advisers and Derivatives

Irene Yang, Intellectual Property Litigation

Washington, D.C.

Jennifer J. Clark, Supreme Court and Appellate

Michael D. Lewis, Banking and Financial Services

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.

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