Sidley Austin

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Sidley Austin is a law firm providing legal advisory services to healthcare, energy, communications, insurance, healthcare, and food industries. It focuses on areas such as trademarks and copyrights, corporate finance, unfair competition, workplace privacy, litigation and dispute resolution, lender liability, conflict management, antitrust, intellectual property rights, immigration, and more.

HQChicago, IL, US
Employee Ratings4.1
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)4,163(-1%)
Job Openings88
Revenue (Y, 2019)$2.3 B(+6%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Sidley Austin

Timothy F. Bergen

Timothy F. Bergen

Executive Director
Michael S. Mork

Michael S. Mork

Chief Financial Officer
Scott L. Kilburg

Scott L. Kilburg

Chief Marketing Officer
Vince Marin

Vince Marin

Chief Information Officer
Anne M. Falvey

Anne M. Falvey

Chief Knowledge Officer
Michael S. Prapuolenis

Michael S. Prapuolenis

Chief Human Resources Officer, Director of Administration - Chicago
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Sidley Austin Office Locations

Sidley Austin has offices in Chicago, Boston, Dallas, Houston and in 15 other locations
Chicago, IL, US (HQ)
1 S Dearborn St
Boston, MA, US
60 State St 36TH FLOOR
Dallas, TX, US
2021 McKinney Ave #2000
Houston, TX, US
Wells Fargo Plaza, 1000 Louisiana St #5900
Los Angeles, CA, US
555 W 5th St
Los Angeles, CA, US
SunAmerica Center, 1999 Avenue of the Stars 17TH FLOOR
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Sidley Austin Financials and Metrics

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Sidley Austin Revenue

Sidley Austin's revenue was reported to be $2.34 b in Y, 2019 which is a 5.3% increase from the previous period.

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Sidley Austin Operating Metrics

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Total Lawyers

1.76 k1.78 k1.84 k1.87 k1.94 k1.92 k

Revenue per Lawyer

$995 k$1.05 m$1.05 m$1.09 m$1.14 m$1.22 m



Profits per Equity Partner

$1.99 m$2.07 m$2.13 m$2.26 m$2.55 m$2.82 m
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Sidley Austin Cybersecurity Score

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Sidley Austin Company Culture

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Sidley Austin News and Updates

Sidley Austin hires New York funds duo

Chicago-headquartered Sidley Austin has poached investment funds partners Nathan Greene and Jay Baris from Shearman & Sterling.

Sidley Austin welcomes new global finance partner in New York

Law firm Sidley Austin has hired Joshua Thompson as a partner in its global finance group in New York.

Sidley Austin Hires Kirkland’s Data Privacy Co-Leader

Sidley Austin has hired Brian Kavanaugh, the former co-leader of Kirkland & Ellis’ data privacy practice, as a litigation partner in its Chicago office.

Sidley Austin Names New Diversity Officer

Sidley Austin has named Maria D. Melendez as its chief diversity officer, taking the reins of the firm’s efforts to increase diversity and inclusion.

Skadden Arps and Sidley Austin lead USD 1 billion acquisition of AI powered cybersecurity specialist

Seattle-headquartered application and delivery services company F5 Networks has completed an approximate USD 1 billion acquisition of Shape Security, an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered cybersecurity, fraud and abuse protection provider.

Sidley Austin expands China corporate practice

Sidley Austin announced that Meng Ding has joined the firm in Hong Kong as a partner in its China corporate and finance group.
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Sidley Austin Blogs

District Court Rejects Anti-Kickback Statute Claim Due to “Conclusory” Assertions of Unlawful Intent

A court in the District of Maryland recently dismissed a declined qui tam action in which the relator, a bariatric surgeon, alleged that two medical device companies violated the AKS by providing surgeons with free advertising in exchange for physicians using the companies’ LAP-BAND medical devices …

Split Seventh Circuit Panel Spars Over Escobar Interpretation

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently allowed a previously dismissed qui tam case to proceed against Molina Healthcare of Illinois (“Molina”). The suit, brought by a relator who founded Molina subcontractor GenMed, alleges that Molina fraudulently billed Illinois’ Medic…

Fraud Theories Fail Under Rigorous Standards for “Worthless Services” and Materiality

Earlier this week, a court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania dismissed a declined qui tam action in which the relator, a licensed nurse, alleged that an operator of treatment facilities for disabled individuals fraudulently billed Medicare and Medicaid for substandard care and retaliated again…

HHS Hires Four Outside Firms to Audit Provider Relief Fund Recipients

Federal records recently made available by ProPublica reveal that from late February through early April 2021, Health Resources and Services Administration (“HRSA”), the component of HHS that administers the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund, engaged multiple outside contractors for work relating to au…

Finding No Materiality, Court Grants Summary Judgment for Defense in Fraudulent Inducement Case

On August 12, 2021, the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota granted Boston Scientific Corporation’s (BSC) motion for summary judgment in relator Stephen Higgins’s declined qui tam, which alleged that BSC had fraudulently induced the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approv…

D.C. Circuit Reinstates Parts C/D Overpayment Rule

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals recently overruled an earlier district court vacatur of the CMS Parts C/D Overpayment Rule, resulting in reinstatement of the rule.  The decision adopted the government’s arguments in full and is likely a harbinger of renewed confidence by DOJ in pressing forward wi…
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Sidley Austin Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sidley Austin founded?

    Sidley Austin was founded in 1866.

  • Who are Sidley Austin key executives?

    Sidley Austin's key executives are Timothy F. Bergen, Michael S. Mork and Scott L. Kilburg.

  • How many employees does Sidley Austin have?

    Sidley Austin has 4,163 employees.

  • What is Sidley Austin revenue?

    Latest Sidley Austin annual revenue is $2.3 b.

  • What is Sidley Austin revenue per employee?

    Latest Sidley Austin revenue per employee is $561.6 k.

  • Who are Sidley Austin competitors?

    Competitors of Sidley Austin include Mayer Brown, Clifford Chance and DLA Piper.

  • Where is Sidley Austin headquarters?

    Sidley Austin headquarters is located at 1 S Dearborn St, Chicago.

  • Where are Sidley Austin offices?

    Sidley Austin has offices in Chicago, Boston, Dallas, Houston and in 15 other locations.

  • How many offices does Sidley Austin have?

    Sidley Austin has 20 offices.