Sidley Austin Overview

  • www.sidley.com
  • Chicago, IL
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1866
  • Company - Private
  • Legal
  • $1 to $2 billion (USD)

With a practice highly attuned to the ever-changing international legal landscape, Sidley has built a reputation for being a powerful legal adviser for global businesses. With more than 2,000 lawyers across 20 offices worldwide, Sidley maintains a commitment to providing quality ...
Mission: Provide the highest quality of professional service to our clients; adhere to the highest ethical standards; offer our skills and talents for the betterment of the legal profession and the diverse communities in which we practice; maintain a culture of collegiality in which we ...

Company Updates

May 17, 2018
Sidley's Chief Information Officer, Vince Marin, has been recognized as "Chicago CIO of the Year" in the Enterprise category at the Chicago CIO Leadership Association's 2018 ORBIE Awards. Vince's peers selected him from more than 110 nominees that included CIOs from leading companies and organizations, including many Sidley clients. Congratulations to Vince and our worldwide IT team on this recognition.

Sidley Austin - Why Work With Us?

We are proud to offer lawyers and professional staff myriad opportunities to apply their talents toward important, challenging projects on a global stage. Our culture of collegiality attracts people with diverse skills and backgrounds who are dedicated to teamwork, collaboration and superior client service. Lawyers and professionals at all levels treat each other with a friendly and genuine respect and value the skills and knowledge that each team member brings to the table.

Our reputation for excellence is built upon a foundation of hiring the best people and providing them with outstanding training. We are dedicated to providing resources and support to enhance the career satisfaction and ongoing development of our lawyers and professional staff.

Sidley Austin Reviews

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"Great"

Current Employee - Billing Specialist in Chicago, IL

I have been working at Sidley Austin full-time

Pros

Great company to work for

Cons

None, great company to work for
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Sidley Austin Interviews

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Negative12%
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Campus Recruiting18%
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Sidley Austin Awards & Accolades

  • LearningElite GoldChief Learning Officer Magazine2018
  • Best Place to Work for LGBTQ EqualityHuman Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index2018

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