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Director of Government Relations

Sidley Austin, LLP Becomes BBA Sponsor

Sept 30, 2019 – BOSTON, MA – The Boston Bar Association (BBA) is proud to welcome global law firm Sidley Austin, LLP as a sponsor firm, joining the BBA’s community of more than 13,000 members drawn from law firms, in-house legal departments, government agencies, law schools, and nonprofit organizations.

“We are delighted to establish a partnership with the Boston Bar Association,” said Elizabeth Shea Fries, Managing Partner of Sidley’s Boston office. “We share in the BBA’s mission to advance and uphold the highest of standards for the legal profession, and we pride ourselves on our commitment to serving the Boston community.”

Fries added that with 2,000 lawyers around the globe, Sidley is a premier legal adviser for clients across a variety of industries including financial services, investment funds, private equity, technology, life sciences, and energy. Working in conjunction with its 20 offices worldwide, Sidley’s Boston office serves as an important extension of Sidley’s commitment to service key business hubs around the world, achieving results for its clients on their most complex transactional, regulatory and litigation matters.

With deep roots in the city, Sidley’s Boston lawyers are committed to investing in the broader community through pro bono and public service, as well as initiatives that promote the firm’s global message of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.

Learn more about Sidley here .

The Boston Bar Association traces its origins to meetings convened by John Adams, who provided pro bono representation to the British soldiers prosecuted for the Boston Massacre and went on to become the nation’s second president. Its mission is to advance the highest standards of excellence for the legal profession, facilitate access to justice, serve the community at large and promote diversity and inclusion.