Biography

Sid is a highly experienced attorney whose international practice focuses on complex commercial and business litigation, shareholder derivative litigation and class action litigation involving shareholder rights and securities fraud.

He has represented many U.S. and foreign institutional investors, including some of the world's largest. Sid has played major roles prosecuting high-profile securities fraud civil actions including In re Tyco International, Ltd.; In re Enron Corp.; In re WorldCom, Inc. and In re Global Crossing Ltd. 

Sid handles a wide range of corporate law matters in the Delaware Court of Chancery, including requests for the appointment of temporary receivers, stockholders' demands for inspection of corporate and partnership books and records, fiduciary duties, stockholder challenges to corporate mergers and acquisitions and indemnification of corporate directors for litigation expenses.

He has appeared before tribunals and conducted depositions in Europe, Australia and Singapore. Sid played a central role in the landmark Pan-European settlement of securities claims under Dutch Law involving Royal Dutch Shell, in which he represented dozens of financial institutions throughout Europe. The settlement was among the first of its kind in the Amsterdam Court of Appeals and has been the topic of many conferences and legal journals. 

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox, Sid was a partner in the litigation department of a Mid-Atlantic law firm. 

While at Villanova University School of Law, he served as an editor of the Villanova Environmental Law Journal and was a finalist in the 35th Annual Reimel Moot Court competition. Before attending law school, Sid worked as a police officer with the New Castle County, Delaware Police Department where he investigated criminal offenses, served on the Department's Emergency Response Team and received many commendations.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Sid is founder and former president of the Chesapeake Police and Fire Foundation, which was created to benefit direct survivors of police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty.