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Sidley Austin is a law firm providing legal advisory services to the 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, and immigration.
HQChicago, IL, US
Employee Ratings4.1
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2022)4,370
Job Openings99
Revenue (Y, 2020)$2.5 B(+6%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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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 $2.46 b in Y, 2020 which is a 5.4% 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 k1.88 k

Revenue per Lawyer

$995 k$1.05 m$1.05 m$1.09 m$1.14 m$1.22 m$1.31 m



Profits per Equity Partner

$1.99 m$2.07 m$2.13 m$2.26 m$2.55 m$2.82 m$3.1 m
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Sidley Austin Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

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Austin Sidley CA LLP
Austin Sidley TX LLP
Sidley Austin (dc) LLP
Sidley Austin LLP

Sidley Austin Cybersecurity Score

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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

Inflationary Adjustments to Civil Monetary Penalties Take Effect Less than Six Months After the Last Increase

This week the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) published inflationary adjustments to civil monetary penalties.  This increase takes effect less than six months after the last increase and indicates that DOJ is eager to return to a more regular cadence after a period of less frequent inflationary adjust…

Recently Unsealed Complaint Reinforces Potential Liability of Private Equity Investors in the Healthcare Industry

Recently, a court in the Central District of California unsealed a qui tam complaint against several specialty pharmacies and their private equity fund owners. See United States ex rel. Webster v. BioMatrix Holdings, LLC, 2:18-cv-09333-PSG-PLA (C.D. Cal. Oct. 31, 2018). Relator, a former Vice Presid…

Latest DOJ COVID Crackdown Features Another Defendant Accused of Abusing Telehealth Waivers

With its latest announcement this week of a criminal crackdown of 21 defendants for their alleged participation in various health care related fraud schemes, DOJ has underscored its commitment to aggressively pursue individuals and companies alleged to have exploited the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the…

Settlement Highlights Ongoing Interest in Kickbacks Affecting Non-Federal Healthcare Programs

Earlier this week, two laboratory testing companies paid $42.25 million to resolve allegations that they violated the California and federal FCAs, as well as the California Insurance Frauds Prevention Act (“CIFPA”), by paying kickbacks to induce physicians to order a specialized lab test for auto-im…

DOJ Settles FCA Case Alleging Medically Unnecessary Telehealth Visits, Claws Back PPP Money

This week DOJ announced one of the first civil settlements under the FCA involving abuse of the pandemic flexibilities that the Department of Health and Human Services used to authorize broader use of telehealth during the COVID public health emergency.  Physician Partners of America (“PPOA”) agreed…

New Pharmacy, Same Result: Seventh Circuit Holds That Objective Reasonableness Dooms “Usual and Customary” Pricing Case

On April 5, 2022, in a 2-1 decision, the Seventh Circuit applied the precedent it set in United States ex. rel. Schutte v. SuperValu Inc., 9 F.4th 455 (7th Cir. 2021) (discussed here) and found once again that a defendant retail pharmacy did not act with “reckless disregard” under the False Claims A…
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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 4,370 employees.

  • What is Sidley Austin revenue?

    Latest Sidley Austin annual revenue is $2.5 b.

  • What is Sidley Austin revenue per employee?

    Latest Sidley Austin revenue per employee is $563.6 k.

  • Who are Sidley Austin competitors?

    Competitors of Sidley Austin include Jackson Lewis, Mayer Brown and Clifford Chance.

  • 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.