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Directory Year: 2020

Sidley Austin LLP - Washington, District Of Columbia

Recruitment & Hiring

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Began Work In Expected
2018 Prior Summer
Associates
2019 Prior Summer
Associates
2020
LAWYERS
Entry-level 10 10 17 15
Entry-level (non-traditional track) 1 0 1 0
Lateral Partners 3 0 4 0
Lateral Associates 5 0 14 0
All Other Laterals (non-traditional track) 3 0 5 0
Post-Clerkship 13 2 9 2
LL.M.s (U.S.) 0 0 0 0
LL.M.s (non-U.S.) 0 0 0 0
SUMMER
Post-3Ls 0 0 0
2Ls 21 24 23
1Ls 0 0 0


Number of 2019 Summer 2Ls considered for associate offers 24
Number of offers made to summer 2L associates 24
Does the organization hire school-term clerks? No
Does the organization hire 1Ls? To be determined
When should 1Ls apply? When first semester transcripts are available.
Are split summers allowed? No
Comments regarding Hiring

Sidley seeks candidates with distinguished academic and personal backgrounds who exhibit the ability to excel in a professional environment; information about specific hiring criteria is on file in law school placement offices

2019 Summer Program

Do you accept applications for the 2021 Summer Program from Joint degree candidates graduating in 2023 or later? Yes
Do you accept applications for the 2021 Summer Program from evening students graduating in 2023? Yes
Do you accept applications for the 2021 Summer Program from Judicial clerks? Yes
Do you accept applications for the 2021 Summer Program from students at non-US law schools? No

Hiring Outside Traditional Summer Programs

Does the organization hire 3Ls?
How many entry-level hires outside the summer program did you hire in [directory year - 1]?

Post-clerkship hiring information

Do you hire post-clerkship candidates? Yes
If yes, when should they apply? The firm is always accepting applications from exceptional clerk candidates
Do you hire US LL.M.s? No
Do you hire non-US LL.M.s? No
When should LL.M.s submit applications?
Preferred application materials
General Hiring Criteria Sidley seeks candidates with distinguished academic and personal backgrounds who exhibit the ability to excel in a professional environment; information about specific hiring criteria is on file in law school placement offices.
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Howard University School of Law
New York University School of Law
Northwestern University School of Law
University of Chicago Law School
University of Michigan Law School
University of Pennsylvania Law School
University of Virginia School of Law
Yale Law School
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Campus Interviews

Number of Schools Visited in 2019 13
Number of Job Fairs / Consortia Attended in 2019 5

Recruiting Policy Information

Provide a link to your recruiting policy or additional recruiting information https://www.sidley.com/en/us/careerslanding/
Brief description of recruiting policy or additional comments

Please explore our Careers page for more information.

Application Materials

Required application materials Resume
Transcript
Comments on application materials

1L Summer Applications

1L summer applications will be accepted starting (date)
1L Summer Application Deadline
1L Summer Applications - Comments

2L Summer Applications

2L summer applications will be accepted starting (date)
2L Summer Application Deadline
2L Summer Applications - Comments

3L Summer Applications

3L summer applications will be accepted starting (date)
3L summer application deadline
3L Summer Applications - Comments

3Ls Applying for Entry-Level Positions

3L (entry-level) applications will be accepted starting (date)
3L (entry-level) application deadline
3L comments

1L Offers

How much time do you provide 1L students to respond to an offer of summer employment?
Do you require 1L candidates for summer employment to reaffirm interest in an offer?
If yes, how many days does a 1L student have to reaffirm their interest?

2L Offers

How much time do you provide 2L students to respond to an offer of summer employment?
Do you require 2L candidates for summer employment to reaffirm interest in an offer?
If yes, how many days does a 2L student have to reaffirm their interest?

3L Offers (Previously Employed)

How much time do you provide 3L students from your summer program to respond to an offer of entry-level employment?
Do you require 3L candidates for entry-level employment to reaffirm interest in an offer?
If yes, how many days does a 3L (previously employed) student have to reaffirm their interest?

3L Offers (Not Previously Employed)

How much time do you provide 3L students to respond to an offer of entry-level employment?
Do you require 3L candidates for entry-level employment to reaffirm interest in an offer?
If yes, how many days does a 3L (not previously employed) student have to reaffirm their interest?