3 New Tax Partners at Sidley Austin in the US
Sidley Austin LLP has named 37 new partners in four U.S. offices, London and Hong Kong, effective as of July 1, 2006 and bringing the number of partners at the firm to 575.
"These new partners are exceptional lawyers, and we are proud to have them represent the firm," said Thomas A. Cole, chair of the firm’s Executive Committee. "Each new partner meets our exacting standards of quality and collegiality."
"We value what these lawyers have already accomplished at Sidley, and we expect that they will continue to achieve great results for our clients in the future," added Charles W. Douglas, chair of the firm’s Management Committee. "We are pleased to welcome them as partners."
Of the 37 new partners three of them are based within tax:
Kevin R. Pryor, Chicago
Jacob J. Amato III, New York
Angelica Kwan, New York
Sidley Austin LLP is one of the world’s largest full-service law firms, with more than 1,600 lawyers practicing in 15 U.S. and international cities including Beijing, Brussels, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo. Sidley was named the Number One-Ranked U.S. Law Firm for Overall Client Service in 2002 and 2004 in surveys of Fortune 1000 executives by BTI, a Boston-based consulting and research firm. In 2005, BTI named Sidley to their Client Service Hall of Fame as one of only two law firms to rank in the Client Service Top 10 for five years in a row. Sidley received the 2005 Catalyst Award in recognition of the firm’s initiative to recruit, retain and advance diverse talent.