Knight, Persons Join Sidley Global Restructuring Practice

Mark Knight and Charles M. Persons joined Sidley Austin’s Global Restructuring practice as a partner and counsel, respectively. Knight will be based in the law firm’s London office, while Persons will operate out of Dallas.

Sidley Hires CLO Authority Kolyer as Partner in New York

Sidley Austin hired Steven Kolyer as a partner in its Global Finance practice in New York.

M&A Lawyer Butler Joins Sidley Austin in New York

Mergers and acquisitions expert John H. Butler joined Sidley Austin as a partner in New York and member of the law firm’s global M&A and Private Equity practice.

Balsiger Betts, Goarnisson Join Sidley Austin in Switzerland

Andreas Balsiger Betts and Olivier Goarnisson joined Sidley Austin as a senior advisor and a counsel in the life sciences practice, respectively, in the firm’s Swiss office.

Corporate Partner Baronsky Joins Sidley in California

Kenneth J. Baronsky joined law firm Sidley Austin as a partner in its Corporate group in Century City, CA.

Sears to Sell Home Improvement Biz; Sidley Advising Stalking Horse Bidder

Sears Holdings is seeking court approval for to serve as a stalking horse bidder on the Sears Home Improvement business in a Section 363 sale. Sidley Austin is advising on the transaction.

Sidley Adds Duley as Partner in Life Sciences Practice

Tom Duley joined Sidley Austin as a partner in its global Life Sciences practice.

Weinstein, Feuerstein Join Sidley Private Equity, M&A Practices

Adam Weinstein and Tony Feuerstein joined Sidley Austin’s growing global Private Equity and M&A practices as partners in New York.

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.