NALP Directory of Legal Employers

Directory Year: 2022

Sidley Austin LLP - San Francisco, California

http://www.sidley.com

Recruitment & Hiring

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Began Work In Expected
2020 Prior Summer
Associates
2021 Prior Summer
Associates
2022
LAWYERS
Entry-level 5 5 4 3 8
Entry-level (non-traditional track) 0 0 0
Lateral Partners 0 4
Lateral Associates 0 0 2
All Other Laterals (non-traditional track) 1
Post-Clerkship 0 0 0 1
LL.M.s (U.S.) 0 0 0 1
LL.M.s (non-U.S.) 0 0 0
SUMMER
Post-3Ls 0 0 1 0
2Ls 2 0 10 8
1Ls 2 0 1 1


Comments on hiring grid
Number of 2021 Summer 2Ls considered for associate offers 10
Number of offers made to summer 2L associates 10
Does the organization hire school-term clerks? No
Does the organization hire 1Ls? To be determined
When should 1Ls apply? When first term transcripts are available.
Are split summers allowed? No
Comments regarding Hiring

2021 Summer Program

Do you accept applications for the 2023 Summer Program from Joint degree candidates graduating in 2025 or later? Yes
Do you accept applications for the 2023 Summer Program from evening students graduating in 2025? Yes
Do you accept applications for the 2023 Summer Program from Judicial clerks? Yes
Do you accept applications for the 2023 Summer Program from students at non-US law schools? No

Hiring Outside Traditional Summer Programs

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

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 candidates seeking post-clerkship positions.

Domestic LL.M.s

Do you hire US LL.M.s? Yes
In what practice areas?

Foreign LL.M.s

Do you hire non-US LL.M.s? Yes
In what practice areas?
When should LL.M.s submit applications? January 1, 2023
Preferred application materials

Resume and transcript 

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.

Campus Interviews Harvard Law School
Howard University School of Law
Northwestern University School of Law
Stanford Law School
University of California at Berkeley
University of California, Davis
University of Chicago Law School
List Any Job Fairs / Consortia Attended (previous fall)

Bay Area Diversity Career Fair, Lavender Law, Loyola Patent Fair

Campus Interviews

Number of Schools Visited in 2021 6
Number of Job Fairs / Consortia Attended in 2021 2

Recruiting Policy Information

Provide a link to your recruiting policy or additional recruiting information https://www.sidleycareers.com/en/northamerica
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) May 1, 2022
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?