Sidley is seeking associates to join our thriving Food, Drug, and Medical Device practice in Washington, D.C. The candidate will have significant responsibilities in complex, cutting-edge work representing a geographically broad array of clients operating in a mix of markets and FDA-regulated product categories. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who possesses the ability to work independently and as part of the team.
We require excellent communication skills. Submission of a resume and transcript is required; a cover letter is optional. Please click here for additional information on Sidley's Food, Drug and Medical Device Regulatory practice.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Sidley Austin LLP
THE FIRM: Sidley Austin LLP, with offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia and more than 1,800 lawyers, is one of the largest law firms in the world. Our diversified global practice encompasses the entire spectrum of corporate, transactional, litigation and governmental matters. Nationwide and throughout the world, Sidley Austin LLP prides itself on the breadth of its practice and the quality of its representation of an extraordinary client base, including many of the world's leading industrial enterprises, financial institutions, professional firms, health care providers and media and communications companies, as well as governmental and public entities and sovereign nations.
THE WASHINGTON, D.C. OFFICE: Founded in 1963-and celebrating over 50 years in the nation's capital-Sidley’s Washington, D.C. office has over 300 lawyers engaged in traditional Washington litigation and regulatory practices often involving significant issues of public policy. Our Washington, D.C. office handles a wide range of litigation and regulatory issues in over two dozen discrete areas of law. Key practice areas include Appellate, International Trade/Arbitration, Healthcare, Life Scien...ces, FDA Regulatory and Enforcement, Intellectual Property, White Collar and Internal Investigations, Commercial Litigation, Environmental, Energy, Communications Regulatory, and Privacy, Data Protection and Information Law. The cutting-edge matters on which our D.C. lawyers work — predominantly litigation-focused — across this broad diversity of practice areas often bring us into contact, either as adversaries or otherwise, with the federal government. Led by Managing Partner Mark Hopson, the office has a strong and longstanding bipartisan tradition of public service. Many of our lawyers have served in high-level government positions including in the White House Counsel’s office of the last several Administrations, the Department of Justice, and federal agencies such as HHS, EPA, DOE, and FDA. In addition, more than 120 DC lawyers have joined us following federal and state clerkships across the country, including 20 who served as U.S. Supreme Court clerks.