DCEO Magazine Highlights Rise of Sidley’s Yvette Ostolaza

The December 2022 edition of DCEO Magazine highlighted the rise of Yvette Ostolaza to the top leadership position at Sidley Austin. In Yvette Ostolaza Is Breaking Legal Leadership Barriers, editor Will Maddox notes Ms. Ostolaza’s latest in a career of trailblazing achievements.

 Ostolaza is a trailblazer on multiple levels: she is the first person in Texas to lead the firm (she runs Sidley from its Dallas office), the first woman to lead the 156-year-old company, and the first Hispanic woman to lead a top-seven firm in the country. She officially took the helm in May after spending a year as chair-elect, learning the ropes of leading a firm that will generate more than $3 billion in revenue this year,has 21 offices, and employs more than 2,000 lawyers around the world.

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