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Sidley Austin LLP

One South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: (312) 853-7000

Stats

Management Committee Chair: Larry A. Barden
Firm Hiring Partners: Anthony J. Aiello (Chicago), John J. Kuster (NY), Gordon D. Todd (DC)
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
2K - 2.5K

Base Salary

All Offices
1st year: $190,000
2nd year: $200,000
3rd year: $220,000
4th year: $255,000
5th year: $280,000
6th year: $305,000
7th year: $325,000
8th year: $340,000
Summer associate: $3,700/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
136 out of 136 (2Ls) (2018)

No. of Summer Associates:
143 total (136 2Ls; 7 1Ls)

Major Office Locations

Boston, MA
Century City, CA
Chicago, IL (HQ)
Dallas, TX
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Palo Alto, CA
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC I Beijing
Brussels
Geneva
Hong Kong
London
Munich
Shanghai
Singapore
Sydney
Tokyo

Major Departments & Practices

Banking and Financial Services
Capital Markets
China Corporate & Finance
Corporate Reorganization
Energy & Infrastructure
Global Finance
Healthcare & FDA
Insurance
Investment Funds
IP Litigation
Litigation
M&A and Private Equity
Real Estate
Regulatory & Enforcement
Tax, Employee Benefits, & Executive Compensation