Sidley Austin Brown & Wood

One South Dearborn

Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: 312.853.7000
Fax: 312.853.7036
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About the Firm

Sidley Austin Brown and Wood, most commonly known as Sidney Austin LLP, is a law firm based in the United States since 1866. It is recognized as one of the oldest law firms all over the globe and the 6th largest law firm of the United States in terms of corporate law. It is nourishing a staff of more than 3,500 including 1,650 plus attorneys in their 18 offices worldwide. Sidley Austin Brown and Wood has annual revenues crossing a billion dollars.Sidley Austin Brown and Wood came into existence with the merger of two already established legal firms offering services to people since 1914. The merger which formed Sidley Austin Brown and Wood took place between Brown & Wood and Sidley & Austin. With headquarter of the firm in Chicago, the merger finally completed in 2001.
Sidley Austin Brown and Wood offers legal advice and any other legal service in all areas of practice. Any client can come up to the office of Sidley Austin Brown and Wood and get their matter solved. Attorneys at Sidley Austin Brown and Wood do not require appointments to get in touch with. They can easily be reached out via email, phone call, or a personal visit. The firm ensures customer satisfaction by dealing with customer queries in the shortest possible time. While offering services in all areas of practice, the firm has an edge over the others in providing assistance in the field of litigation and transaction matters. One of the earliest clients of the firm includes the former first lady, wife of Abraham Lincoln, Mary Todd Lincoln.
US News and World Report of 2011 and 2012 declared Sidley Austin Brown and Wood to receive the highest number of first tier rankings in the United States in the best law firm survey. It also gave the firm “Law Firm of the Year” award in 2011 and announced it to be at number 12 in the international market and at number 8 within the United States in terms of revenue generation.

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Areas of Law

  • Accountants/Professional Service Firms Liability
  • Government and Regulatory Investigations Concerning Accountants
  • Government Contracting, Bid Protests and the False Claims Act
  • International Accountants Liability Experience
  • Law Firm Representation
  • Professional Liability Litigation Against Accountants
  • Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
  • Section 10A
  • Securities Litigation Against Accountants
  • Antitrust/Competition
  • Appellate
  • Communications Regulatory
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Corporate Reorganization and Bankruptcy
  • Emerging Companies and Venture Capital
  • Employee Benefits
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Financial Institutions Regulatory
  • Financial Services/Consumer Class Actions
  • Food, Drug and Medical Device Compliance and Enforcement
  • Food, Drug and Medical Device Regulatory
  • Global Finance
  • Government Strategies
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Insurance/Reinsurance Disputes
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • International Arbitration
  • International Trade
  • Investment Funds, Advisers and Derivatives
  • Labor, Employment and Immigration
  • Life Sciences
  • M&A and D&O Litigation
  • M&A and Private Equity
  • Privacy, Data Security and Information Law
  • Products Liability
  • Project Finance and Infrastructure
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate
  • SEC Enforcement
  • Securities
  • Securities and Futures Regulatory
  • Securities Litigation
  • Tax
  • Tax Controversy
  • Technology Transactions
  • Transportation
  • Trusts, Estates and Not for Profits
  • White Collar

Office Location

Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP

One South Dearborn

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