Sidley Austin LLP is a premier law firm with a practice highly attuned to the ever-changing international landscape. The firm has built a reputation for being an adviser for global business, with 1,900 lawyers in 19 offices worldwide. Sidley maintains a commitment to providing quality legal services and to offering advice in litigation, transactional and regulatory matters spanning virtually every area of law. The firm’s lawyers have wide-reaching legal backgrounds and are dedicated to teamwork, collaboration and superior client service.
Sidley offers clients extensive litigation experience in trial, appellate and arbitration matters. Our class action expertise covers insurance claims, consumer claims, antitrust, securities, accounting, mass torts and product liability, environmental, and state consumer fraud act claims, among others. Main practice areas include general and commercial litigation, insurance, regulatory and financial litigation, antitrust, white collar criminal defence, environmental, life sciences, patent and other intellectual property litigation, product liability and mass tort litigation, international commercial arbitration and dispute resolution, and international trade law.
Sidley has a broad transactional practice. Major practice disciplines include corporate and securities, mergers and acquisitions, securitisation, intellectual property, funds and other pooled investments, bankruptcy and corporate reorganisation, bank and commercial lending, public finance, real estate, project finance, tax and employee benefits, and trusts and estates.
Sidley’s regulatory practice provides communications, energy, environmental, food, drug and device, healthcare, insurance, financial institutions and securities regulatory services to our clients in virtually every major industry, especially those industries that have been strictly regulated worldwide, such as the life sciences, energy, telecommunications and financial industries.
We are one of only a few US law firms with a continuous presence in Asia for the past 30 years. During that time, we have earned a reputation among our clients and industry publications as a leading law firm in the region.