Hille R. Sheppard, Esq. (Speaker)
Hille R. Sheppard is a partner at Sidley Austin LLP, where she co-leads Sidley’s global securities and shareholder litigation practice. During more than 26 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) and was named by Law360 as one of the 25 Most Influential Women in Securities Law and by BTI Consulting as a 2020 Client Service All-Star. Hille’s practice focuses on high-stakes litigation, including defending companies and their officers and directors in securities class actions, shareholder derivative litigation, and SEC investigations and enforcement proceedings. Hille also helps companies and their boards navigate shareholder demands and conducts Special Committee investigations.