Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces 2016
Sidley Austin LLP
- Employees in region:
- HQ location:
- Chicago, IL
’11, ’12, ’13, ’14, ’15, ’16
Sidley Austin LLP is a premier law firm with a practice highly attuned to the ever-changing international landscape. The firm has built a reputation as an adviser for global business, with more than 1,900 lawyers in 20 offices worldwide. Sidley maintains a commitment to providing quality legal services and to offering advice in litigation, transactional and regulatory matters spanning virtually every area of law. The firm’s lawyers have wide-reaching legal backgrounds and are dedicated to teamwork, collaboration and superior client service. The firm was founded in Chicago in 1866 and has 470 lawyers and 744 staff here.
Sidley takes pride in fostering and maintaining a culture of collegiality across our offices. Lawyers at all levels treat staff members and each other with genuine respect. Each year, our lawyers and staff devote more than 100,000 hours to pro bono projects, playing a vital role in people’s lives around the world.
“I can use my creativity and expertise in my environment. I am encouraged to think, to proofread, to succeed.”
“I am trusted to do the right thing.”
“There is a good balance of direction and independence. ”
“They really care for the staff! ”
“It is challenging and the environment is amazing.”