Biography

Sid is a highly experienced trial attorney whose practice focuses on complex commercial and business litigation, shareholder derivative and class action litigation, as well as various high-profile matters.

Sid handles a wide range of corporate law matters in the Delaware Court of Chancery and various federal and state courts including cases involving claims of fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, mergers and acquisitions, breach of contract, inspection of corporate books and records, appointments of custodians/receivers and indemnification of corporate officers and directors.  He has also represented parties in high-profile matters including those involving land use issues and targets of various investigations. 

Sid has tried cases before various state and federal courts including the Delaware Court of Chancery and federal court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Sid has also argued in various appellate courts including the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, the Delaware Supreme Court and the New York Supreme Court’s Appellate Division.

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. (D.N.H.), In re Enron Corp. (S.D. Tex.); In re WorldCom, Inc. (S.D.N.Y.) and In re Global Crossing Ltd. (S.D.N.Y.). 

Sid has appeared before tribunals and conducted depositions in Europe, Australia and Singapore. He 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 handling commercial matters in Delaware, Pennsylvania and New York.

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.