Sikich Names Harris as Firm’s General Counsel

Naperville, Ill.-based Sikich LLP (FY13 net revenue of $100 million) named Sarah Harris as the firm’s general counsel.

Prior to Sikich, Harris served as a partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP, an associate at Mayer Brown LLP and vice president and general counsel of The Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club.

Harris has expertise in mergers and acquisitions, private equity fund formation and regulation and general corporate and securities transactions and counseling. In her new role, Harris will act as the chief legal officer and manage all regulatory matters related to the firm’s numerous practice areas. Specifically, she will focus on risk assessment as Sikich continues to grow and acquire other companies.

“Our firm has doubled in size over the last few years, enabling us to offer our clients increased value and a broader service offering,” says Jim Sikich, CEO. “Sarah’s ability to provide best-in-class counsel across a wide variety of legal issues will ensure that we comply with all rules and regulations and take advantage of strategic growth opportunities at the right time moving forward.”