Sidley Adds Newman to Global Restructuring Group

Sam Newman has joined Sidley Austin’s global Restructuring group as a partner in the Los Angeles office. He was previously a partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.

Sidley Adds Century City Team Led by Khodadad

Century City, a private equity team led by Mehdi Khodadad, has joined Sidley Austin from Cooley.

Sidley Adds Global Finance Partner Plaskon in New York

Sidley Austin has added finance lawyer Leslie A. Plaskon to the firm as a partner in its Global Finance practice in New York. One of several recent additions to Sidley’s New York office, Plaskon joins from Paul Hastings, where she was a partner.

Sidley Names Regulatory Lawyer as Partner in London

Sara George joined Sidley Austin in London as a partner in the firm’s Securities and Derivatives Enforcement and Regulatory practice. 

Sidley Adds Energy Team in New York and D.C.

Law firm Sidley Austin brought on board Tara Higgins and Noreen Phelan as partners and Chris Hutchison as a senior associate. All three will work in the firm’s global Energy and Infrastructure practice.

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.