Sidley promotes City quartet in 28-strong global round

US firm Sidley Austin has added four lawyers to its partnership in London in a 28-strong round of annual promotions.

The new City partners are John McGrath (international finance), Philip Taylor (corporate reorganisation and bankruptcy), Nicholas Turner (employment), and David Went (antitrust/competition).

In a statement the firm’s executive committee chair Thomas Cole said: “It’s my privilege to announce Sidley’s new class of partners and to welcome John, Phillip, Nicholas and David to the partnership.”

London managing partner Drew Scott added: “Each of our new partners in London embodies Sidley’s commitment to the highest standard of quality and client service. We’re delighted that John, Phillip, Nicholas and David have joined us as partners.”

The other promotions were all made across the firm’s US offices. They are:

Chicago: Jessica Boelter, Sean Carney, Bradley Drake, Kevin Fee, TJ Gordon, Bojan Guzina, Janelle Ibeling, Jaime Jones, Seth Katz, Matthew McQueen, Kristen Seeger, Daniel Spies, and Jeffrey Weinstein

Los Angeles: Ellyce Cooper and Samuel Tiu

New York: Michael Burke, Martin Jackson, Eamon Joyce, Asi Kirmayer, Nicholas Lagemann, and Dorothy J. Spenner

San Francisco: Stephen Fronk;

Washington DC: Lauren Silvis and Gordon Todd.