Hille Sheppard co-leads Sidley’s global securities and shareholder litigation practice. During more than 27 years at Sidley, Hille has firmly established herself as one of the nation’s top securities litigators. She is ranked in Band 1 by Chambers USA for securities litigation (2021–2022) and 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. Hille was named by BTI Consulting as a 2020 Client Service All-Star and a 2022 All-Star MVP.
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 conducts Special Committee investigations. Hille also regularly counsels many clients concerning potential exposures, indemnification and how best to position themselves for litigation.