Sidley Lures Project Finance Vet From Pillsbury

Law360, New York (December 13, 2011, 3:36 PM EST) -- A former Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP infrastructure and project finance attorney has joined Sidley Austin LLP as a partner in the firm's Washington office, the firm announced Dec. 6.

Ayaz Shaikh started at Sidley Dec. 5, becoming a partner in the firm's project finance practice group. He had previously been a partner in Pillsbury's energy and infrastructure projects group in Washington. His last day at Pillsbury was Dec. 2.

Shaikh, who had been at Pillsbury since 2002, said he was drawn to Sidley because of...
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