Bloomberg Law
April 20, 2020, 10:01 AMUpdated: April 20, 2020, 7:31 PM

Sidley Hires Shearman’s Leveraged Finance Head in New York (2)

Meghan Tribe
Meghan Tribe

Sidley Austin hired Joshua Thompson away from Shearman & Sterling, where he led its global leveraged finance group, expanding the Chicago-founded firm’s Big Apple footprint.

Thompson, who was also head of private capital at Shearman, joins Sidley as a partner in its global finance group.

“Josh is a widely recognized finance lawyer who has built a deep practice in leveraged finance,” Kevin Blauch, leader of Sidley’s global finance group, said in a statement issued Monday.

Sidley has many private equity and private capital clients that are looking for advice in leveraged finance and high-yield debt investment and Thompson’s arrival strengthens ...

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