WHAT CLIENTS SAY
“Hille is very smart and understands complex issues quickly.”
“She sees the big picture and the implications of decisions on our business.”
MY CLIENT PHILOSOPHY
"I strive to really understand my clients’ goals and challenges, and sincerely dedicate myself to solving their issues in the most efficient and best way possible."
– Hille R. Sheppard
Hille Sheppard co-leads Sidley’s global securities and shareholder litigation practice. During more than 25 years at Sidley, Hille has firmly established herself as one of the nation’s top securities litigators. She was named by Law360 as one of the 25 Most Influential Women in Securities Law and was profiled in that publication on July 22, 2016 and is the only woman in Illinois to be ranked by Chambers for securities litigation (2019, 2020). Hille was named by BTI Consulting as a 2020 Client Service All-Star.
Hille’s practice focuses on high-stakes litigation, including defending companies and their officers and directors in securities and RICO class actions, shareholder derivative litigation and commercial disputes, as well as SEC investigations and enforcement proceedings. Hille also helps companies and their boards navigate shareholder demands and Special Committee investigations. Hille also regularly counsels many clients concerning potential exposures, indemnification and how best to position themselves for litigation.