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Sidley Austin LLP

Diversity

"Sidley's comprehensive diversity and inclusion programming is thoughtfully designed to build our firm's diversity, strengthen our inclusive culture, and provide opportunities that enable diverse and women lawyers to succeed at Sidley and beyond. Talent Development Early Outreach Our pipeline programs begin as early as elementary school and continue through college with our award-winning Sidley Prelaw Scholars Program. A "first of its kind" among law firms, Sidley Scholars subsidizes LSAT preparatory courses..."

Read more from this firm's Diversity Report (PDF)

Law Firm Diversity Database MCCA

Each law firm’s Diversity Survey responses are also published in the Law Firm Diversity Database. The database currently includes ten years of survey data and information on more than 250 law firms. Through this online tool, you can make side-by-side comparisons of diversity metrics, gauge firms’ progress over time, and measure their performance against industry-wide benchmarks. Open to participation by any law firm with offices in the United States, the Vault/MCCA Law Firm Diversity Survey has become the industry standard for tracking law firm efforts to increase diversity within the profession.

Click here to access the Law Firm Diversity Database.

Sidley Austin LLP

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

Firm Stats

Management Committee Chair: Larry A. Barden
Firm Hiring Partners: Jack Yeh (Century City), Anthony J. Aiello (Chicago), John J. Kuster (NY), Colleen Lauerman (Washington, DC)
Total No. Attorneys 2020:
1.5K - 2K
No. of Partners Named 2020:
30

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

Employment Contact

Jenny Connelly
National Legal Recruiting Director
(312) 853-7495
jlconnelly@sidley.com
Recruiting contacts for specific offices can be found on the firm's website.

No. of U.S. Offices: 10

No. of International Offices: 10

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

Banking and Financial Services
Capital Markets
Corporate Reorganization
Energy & Infrastructure
Global Finance
Health Care & FDA
Insurance
Investment Funds
IP Litigation
Litigation
M&A and Private Equity
Real Estate
Regulatory & Enforcement
Tax, Employee Benefits, & Executive Compensation
White Collar
*See firm website for a complete list of practice areas and industries.