Sidley elects 2 new partners in Brussels

Sidley is pleased to announce the names of its 44 newly elected partners and 16 lawyers newly promoted to counsel, listed below by office and area of practice. These individuals will become partners and counsel in the firm effective January 1, 2023. Two of the new partners are based in Brussels.

“It’s an honor to congratulate this class of new partners and counsel, each of whom brings her or his own specific skills and expertise to the work they do for their clients,” said Mike Schmidtberger, Chair of Sidley’s Executive Committee. “These lawyers represent the best of Sidley around the world–they are exceptional practitioners and, importantly, wonderful colleagues.”

“This class of promotions to partner and counsel reflects the growth of our firm across the globe and the investments we are making to ensure our clients have access to the best legal talent,” said Yvette Ostolaza, Sidley’s Management Committee Chair. “Our future is bright with this outstanding group of diverse lawyers who will continue to deliver our ‘Built to Win’ platform to our clients.”

The new Sidley partners in the Brussels office are:

Anne Robert, M&A and Private Equity,
advises multinational clients on EU antitrust/competition, regulatory, and policy matters, with a particular focus on the life sciences sector.

Josefine Sommer, Healthcare and FDA, advises a broad range of clients within the life sciences industry, including medical device, in vitro diagnostics, digital health, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and food companies. She also advises clients on EU environmental law, including chemicals legislation.