Tessler Joins Sidley as Blockchain/Fintech Head

Lilya Tessler joined Sidley Austin as partner and New York head of Blockchain and Fintech in the Securities and Derivatives Enforcement and Regulatory group.

Jensen Joins Sidley as Partner in SF

Jared Jensen joined Sidley Austin as a partner in its global Private Equity practice in San Francisco.

Wardrop Joins Sidley as Partner in Hong Kong

Sidley Austin hired Allan Wardrop as a partner in the Global Finance practice in the firm’s Hong Kong office.

Sidley Adds Three Partners to Capital Markets Practice

Sidley Austin added Michael Schiavone, Daniel O’Shea and David Ni to the firm’s New York office as partners in the Capital Markets practice. The group joined from O’Melveny & Myers.

Clukey Joins Sidley as Tax Controversy Partner

Nathan Clukey joined Sidley Austin as a partner in its Tax Controversy practice in Washington, D.C. He was formerly a partner with King & Spalding.

Snyder Joins Sidley in Chicago

James Snyder joined Sidley Austin as a partner in its Chicago-based Global Finance practice.

Liekefett Joins Sidley Austin M&A Group

Kai Haakon Liekefett joined Sidley Austin as a partner in the M&A group. He will lead Sidley’s shareholder activism practice out of New York.

Palmer Joins Sidley Austin in Houston

Heather Palmer joined Sidley Austin as a partner in its Environmental practice in Houston.

Cardonick Joins Sidley in Chicago

Andrew Cardonick joined Sidley Austin’s Chicago office as a partner in the Global Finance practice.

M&A Lawyers Vlieger and Lefranc Join Sidley in London

Wim De Vlieger and Till Lefranc will join Sidley Austin as partners in its London office. They will be members of Sidley’s global Private Equity practice that includes M&A and capital market transactions.