Sidley Elects 30 to partnership

Sidley Elects 30 to partnership 2

Chicago – Sidley Austin LLP is pleased to announce the names of its newly elected partners, listed below by office and area of practice. These individuals will formally become partners in the firm effective January 1, 2019.

“We are incredibly proud to welcome each of these highly talented lawyers to the partnership,” said Mike Schmidtberger, chair of Sidley’s Executive Committee. “They are trusted client advisers who personify collegiality and teamwork, traits that make up the very core of our firm’s inclusive culture and drive our continued success. We embrace our new partners and wish them all the best in this next exciting chapter of their careers.”

The new Sidley partners are as follows:

Century City

Rachel A. Straus, Litigation


Jonathan A. Blackburn, M&A and Private Equity

Stephanie H. Dobecki, Insurance

Lauren A. Gallagher, Tax, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation

Steven J. Horowitz, IP Litigation

Kelly A. Lazaroff, Global Finance

Nathaniel C. Love, IP Litigation

Donielle McCutcheon, Healthcare and FDA

Michelle A. Ramirez, Litigation

Megan H. Roberts, Global Finance

Simon M. Saddleton, Investment Funds

Richard M. Silverman, Tax, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation

Brent M. Steele, M&A and Private Equity

Chad Vance, Insurance


Banks Bruce, Global Finance


Zackary Pullin, Tax, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation


Lyndsey Laverack, M&A and Private Equity

New York

Ayo K. Badejo, M&A and Private Equity

Melissa Colón-Bosolet, Litigation

Kate L. Lashley, Regulatory and Enforcement

Dana C. MacGrath, Litigation

William Mahouski, Capital Markets

Alexi M. Poretz, Insurance

Palo Alto

Matthew J. Dolan, Litigation

San Francisco

Kevin R. Rubino, Litigation


Ankit Kashyap, Capital Markets

Washington, D.C.

Scott M. Border, IP Litigation

Joshua J. Fougere, Litigation

Deepti A. Kulkarni, Healthcare and FDA

Arif S. Noorani, Healthcare and FDA

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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