GLOBAL law firm Sidley Austin has elected 32 lawyers to its partnership, with the new partners to be spread across the law firm’s global network, it announced yesterday.
Effective from 1 January, the new partner class is made up of lawyers from across the spectrum of the company practice areas. The class will be spread globally, with 23 new partners in the US – spread across six different cities, four in Asia, four in Europe, and one in Australia.
“Our new partners have demonstrated their strong legal skills and commitment to providing clients with the highest level of service,” said Carter Phillips, chair of Sidley’s executive committee.
“We are extremely proud of them because they have earned their place in the partnership through talent, hard work and dedication.”
Larry Barden, chair of Sidley’s management committee, added: “We offer our heartfelt congratulations to this new class of partners and commend them on reaching this significant milestone in their careers.
“We are proud of their hard work and demonstrated commitment to client service, and welcome them to the partnership.”