CHICAGO, IL—Sidley Austin is announcing that Brian P. Kavanaugh has joined the firm as a partner in its global Litigation group. He joins from Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he was a litigation partner and one of the leaders of its Data Security & Privacy practice. Mr. Kavanaugh will split his time between the firm’s Chicago and Dallas offices.
Mr. Kavanaugh has built a robust practice focused on healthcare, insurance and data privacy. He has defended clients in matters ranging from multidistrict litigation and class action suits to complex commercial disputes and arbitrations.