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Photo of Charles W. Douglas   Charles W. Douglas, Esq.
Sidley Austin LLP
Chicago, IL


Charles W. Douglas is a partner and senior trial lawyer in the firm’s Chicago office.  He has extensive litigation experience in major antitrust, trade regulation, securities, product liability and commercial litigation, and is the former head of the firm’s Commercial, Competition, and Securities Litigation group.

Mr. Douglas has been a partner in the firm since 1980, a member of the firm's Executive Committee since 1989, and a member of its Management Committee since 1993.  He has served as Chairman of the firm's Management Committee since 1999.

He is also a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and serves as a Trustee of the Chicago Academy of Sciences, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Children's Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University.

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