Sidley Austin
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Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Accounting & Legal
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Sidley Austin aims to be a one-stop shop for large and small businesses, government agencies, and individuals needing legal help. The firm's 1,600-plus lawyers practice in a wide range of areas from about 15 offices in the US, Europe, and the Asia/Pacific region. Sidley focuses on business transactions and litigation, and the firm's geographic diversity enables it to handle multinational matters. Sidley took its modern form in 2001 when Chicago-based Sidley & Austin (founded by Norman Williams and John Thompson in 1866) merged with New York-based Brown & Wood (established... More

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Sidley Austin Chair Carter Phillips

Carter Phillips


Challenging, dynamic environment with strong leadership and cutting edge vision.

  Current Senior Level Manager in Chicago, IL

Pros: The firm is recognized as a worldwide leader. The intellectual capital of both staff and attorneys is really superior. My work is always challenging and requires forward thinking. Directors and firm management are accessible. Salaries and… Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in New York, NY Mar 2012 – Reviewed Mar 21, 2014

Interview Details – After several email and phone communications with an HR representative, I was invited to the offices for an interview. The building is shared by several other companies, and Sidley occupies several floors about halfway up the building. The reception area was upscale and comfortable. I was first…Full Interview

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The interview was awhile ago, so I don't really remember specific questions. I do remember being asked what process I would use in researching a client (a task relevant to my position). This question… Answer Question

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
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