Thomas W. Albrecht
Sidley Austin LLP
Thomas W. Albrecht recently retired from Sidley Austin LLP after practicing law with the firm for 40 years including 33 years as a partner. During his tenure with Sidley, Tom served as the managing partner for Sidley’s six Asia Pacific offices for 18 years and was based in Hong Kong for eight years. Tom was also a member of the firm’s Management Committee and its Executive Committee for 19 and 23 years respectively. Tom’s practice included the representation of multinational corporations, investment banks, commercial banks, investment funds, insurance companies and other participants in the financial services industry in a wide variety of corporate and financing transactions including secured financings, structured finance transactions, alternative risk financing mechanisms, corporate restructurings and workouts, with a particular focus on cross-border transactions. Because of his broad leveraged finance and structured finance background, Tom assisted clients in multiple industry sectors, including real estate, telecommunications, financial institutions, technology, transportation, metals, consumer products, and oil and gas.
Tom was recently elected to the Board of Trustees for the University of Dayton, with his term commencing on July 1, 2020. Tom has also served as a board member of the National Bureau of Asian Research since 2018.