Sidley Austin Grows Palo Alto Office
Summary: Sidley Austin LLP is welcoming a new partner to their Palo Alto office in the Employee Benefits practice.
The Palo Alto office for Sidley Austin LLP has added a new partner to their Employee Benefits practice. Michael T. Frank will be joining the firm, focusing his work on executive compensation and employee benefits issues. His emphasis will also center on compensation and benefits aspects of corporate transactions. At his previous firm, Frank was the head of the compensation, benefits, and ERISA practice group.
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Managing partner of the Palo Alto office Tom DeFilipps said, “Mike’s impressive experience managing the employee benefits work on hundreds of transactions will make him a valuable asset to our corporate clients, as we continue to grow our transactional practice on the West Coast. Mike’s ability to handle a wide range of compensation matters will immediately support our increasingly active corporate practice both on the West Coast and nationally.”
Co-leader of the Employee Benefits practice Matthew Johnson said, “The transactional and executive compensation work that Mike does is more and more becoming a significant part of our Employee Benefits practice, and his extensive knowledge and skill in this area will help us further expand our capabilities and serve our growing number of technology, life sciences and other West Coast clients. We are excited to welcome Mike to our team of talented compensation and benefits lawyers.”