Sidley Elects Dallas-based Partner Yvette Ostolaza to Its Firmwide Management Committee

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sidley
Austin LLP
is pleased to announce that Yvette
Ostolaza
has been elected to serve on its firmwide Management
Committee, the governing body responsible for administering the
operating affairs of the firm. Ms. Ostolaza will retain her current
leadership positions within the firm, including serving on Sidley’s
Executive Committee, as managing partner of its Dallas office, and as
co-leader of the Securities and Shareholder Litigation practice.

“Yvette has made numerous significant contributions to the growth and
success of our firm since joining Sidley in 2013,” said Larry Barden,
chair of Sidley’s Management Committee. “Her dynamic personality,
inherent leadership ability and strong commitment to client service will
make her a valued member of the committee.”

Ms. Ostolaza is a nationally recognized lawyer whose experience and
leadership have earned her extensive accolades, among them:

  • Recognition as one of the “Best Lawyers in Dallas”
  • Named to D CEO magazine’s list of the “Dallas 500”
  • The Texas Lawyer’s “Lifetime Achievement Award”
  • The Diversity and the Bar magazine’s “Rainmaker” recognition
  • Named by the Texas Diversity Counsel as one of the 20 “Most Powerful &
    Influential Women” in Texas
  • Recognition as one of the “Top 250 Women in Litigation” in the U.S. in
    Benchmark Litigation
  • Named a “Leading General Commercial Litigator” in Chambers USA
  • Selected as one of 20 “Women of Excellence” honored nationwide by Hispanic
    Business
    magazine
  • Recipient of the Girls Inc. “Women of Achievement” award

“I am humbled to be given the opportunity to serve Sidley in this
additional leadership capacity,” said Ms. Ostolaza. “I look forward to
collaborating with my colleagues in guiding the firm while maintaining
my active litigation, investigations and board practice. Even with this
added responsibility, I remain committed to ensuring my clients continue
to receive the exceptionally high level of service they have come to
expect.”

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legal adviser for clients across the spectrum of industries. Follow
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