Sidley Elects 30 to Its Partnership

CHICAGO & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sidley Austin LLP is pleased to announce the names of its newly elected partners, listed below by office and area of practice. These individuals will formally become partners in the firm effective January 1, 2020.

“Each year we have the distinct pleasure of welcoming a group of our best and brightest lawyers into the partnership,” said Mike Schmidtberger, chair of Sidley’s Executive Committee. “This year is no exception. These newly elected partners share our deep commitment to client service and embody the spirit of teamwork and collegiality, traits that distinguish our firm. We couldn’t be prouder of their accomplishments thus far and can’t wait to see what the future holds.”

The new Sidley partners are as follows:


Alexis A. Cooper, Private Equity

Joseph R. Dosch, White Collar: Government Litigation and Investigations

Erin Felchner, Real Estate

Bryan C. Mulder, IP Litigation

Scott Pollock, Tax

Kendra L. Stead, Commercial Litigation and Disputes



Ryan M. Scofield, M&A



Daniel F. Allison, Energy

Tommer Yoked, Energy


Hong Kong

Linh Lieu, China Corporate and Finance

Oliver Zhong, Capital Markets



Alastair Hopwood, Commercial Litigation and Disputes

Michelle Tong, Private Equity


New York

Christina Prusak Chianese, Commercial Litigation and Disputes

Blake C. Fillion, Investment Funds

Patrick Michel, Investment Funds


San Francisco

Stephen Abreu, Technology and IP Transactions

Sally M. Wagner Partin, M&A



Tomoki Ishiara, M&A


Washington, D.C.

Thomas A. Broughan III, IP Litigation

Barbara Broussard, Global Arbitration, Trade and Advocacy

Benjamin B. Correa, Food, Drug and Medical Device Compliance and Enforcement

Ellen Crisham Pellegrini, White Collar: Government Litigation and Investigations

Craig Francis Dukin, White Collar: Government Litigation and Investigations

Kyle J. Fiet, Commercial Litigation and Disputes

Kate Heinzelman, Privacy and Cybersecurity

Katie Klaben, Securities Enforcement and Regulatory

Tobias S. Loss-Eaton, Supreme Court and Appellate

Christopher J. Polito, Energy

Peter Whitfield, Environmental

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