New associates at Sidley Austin are being deferred starting early this year in the Washington DC office. New associates are being given the option to begin after Labor Day to fulfill needs in certain practice groups. Associates in other offices have been offered voluntary deferrals and will begin working mid November.
Sidley Austin is one of the countries oldest law firms and includes Mary Todd Lincoln among its list of early clients. Formed in 1866 in Chicago, it has offices in 16 cities worldwide with 1,800 lawyers. Practice groups cover a broad range of areas and it has a long history with transactional matters and litigation.