Angela M. Xenakis

ANGELA M. XENAKIS is a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Her practice involves representing individual and corporate clients in white collar criminal matters, internal investigations, government enforcement actions, and complex civil litigation. Ms. Xenakis has experience in every aspect of pre-trial and post-trial activity, including discovery, motion practice, settlement negotiations and appeals at both the state and federal level. She also has significant experience conducting internal investigations in both the U.S. and abroad. In addition, she has represented clients before law enforcement and regulatory agencies on matters involving foreign corrupt practices, antitrust violations, securities regulations and fraud. Ms. Xenakis also works on general appellate matters at the state and federal level, including an original action in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Graduating with high honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law, she served as Symposium Editor for the First Amendment Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. Ms. Xenakis was also inducted into the law school’s Davis Society, which recognizes a select number of students possessing both academic and personal excellence. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Xenakis earned her MBA from the University of Maryland and worked for several years at a leading U.S. marketing company.

Ms. Xenakis is immediate past co-chair of the Washington, D.C. chapter of Sidley’s Committee on the Retention and Promotion of Women.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Complex Commercial Litigation, 2) Securities & Derivatives Enforcement and Regulatory and 3) White Collar: Government Litigation & Investigations
Law School University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2003
Admitted Year 2002
Education University of Maryland, B.S., 1992
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association
Most recent firm Sidley Austin LLP
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