DALLAS, TX—Sidley is pleased to announce that Eric Winwood has joined the firm as a partner in its Dallas office. He will be a member of Sidley’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice and the leader of the firm’s Dallas Tax, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation group. Previously, Mr. Winwood was an employee benefits and executive compensation partner with Baker Botts LLP and a member of its Oil and Gas M&A team.
Mr. Winwood is a Chambers-ranked practitioner who advises clients on compensation and benefits matters, including those associated with domestic and international M&A and private equity transactions, spinoffs, and joint ventures. He has significant experience in the energy sector. Mr. Winwood also frequently advises on fiduciary, prohibited transactions, and plan assets matters in connection with establishing, operating, and investing in private equity funds, joint ventures, and other investments.