Sidley & Austin
Two Exchange Square
In May 2001, the law firms of Sidley & Austin and Brown & Wood merged to become Sidley Austin Brown & Wood, a significant legal power in the international arena. The combination of these two legal authorities creates a new kind of law firm. The two firms meld a 235-year combined legacy of service and legal innovation. The merger creates a firm of more than 1,325 attorneys and combines the highly-rated and inventive capital markets practice of Brown & Wood with Sidley & Austin's full array of corporate, banking, regulatory, intellectual property and litigation capabilities.
Simply amassing the largest army of lawyers does not deliver benefits to clients by itself. Legal agility, corporate strategy, the synergy of blended know-how, the ability to see beyond the horizon, now combined with the deep bench strength to "get it done" -- that indeed delivers benefits to clients. Long track records of service to finance and service to commerce finally meet in one firm: Sidley Austin Brown & Wood.
Client success is foremost at Sidley Austin Brown & Wood. Our fundamental purpose, therefore, is to help our clients develop and transform their businesses -- to achieve the success these clients seek and to mitigate the risks these clients must face. Whether our clients are at the critical crossroads of capital financing or faced with bet-the-company disputes, Sidley Austin Brown & Wood's unwavering focus on our clients' success sets us apart. Whatever business opportunity our clients pursue -- whether in financial services, manufacturing, technology, knowledge-based services, distribution systems, the health and life sciences or any other industry -- Sidley Austin Brown & Wood serves its clients' success.