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Corporate Partner Rob Carlson Joins Sidley in Palo Alto

Sidley Austin LLP announced that Rob Carlson has joined the firm as a partner in its Palo Alto office. He will be a member of Sidley’s M&A practice.

Carlson focuses his practice on advising corporations on an array of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings and joint ventures, the firm said in a news release. He also counsels private equity clients on fund formation and the acquisition and disposition of portfolio companies. Additionally, Carlson advises boards of directors on corporate governance matters. His experience spans multiple industries, among them technology and life sciences.

“Rob’s experience advising sophisticated clients in a broad range of corporate matters will make him a great addition to our Silicon Valley team and a sought-after resource for clients in the technology and life sciences sectors, in particular,” said Martin Wellington, managing partner of Sidley’s Palo Alto office. “We are delighted to welcome him to the firm.”


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