Title/s: Associate, Sidley Austin LLP
Joe Regalia is an associate at Sidley Austin LLP's Chicago office. As a member of the Litigation group, Joe’s practice is broad. He advises and represents clients in all kinds of complex class actions and other commercial disputes.
Joe graduated first in his class, summa cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School, where he received the Daniel Grady Award. Joe was an executive board member of the Michigan Journal of International Law and a board member of the Michigan Journal of Environmental and Administrative Law. Joe received his B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Nevada, Reno.
Prior to joining Sidley, Joe worked at a major silicon-valley law firm and clerked for both United States District Courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Joe has taught law for several years, first as an adjunct professor of law at the University of Nevada School of Law, where he was voted visiting professor of the year, and currently as an adjunct professor of law at Loyola University Chicago Law School. Joe regularly publishes in various legal journals and he is frequently an invited speaker or presenter on legal writing. His speaking engagements include teaching legal writing for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the American Bar Association, CLEs and various other law schools and legal groups.
Visit his website (which contains hundreds of free and interactive legal writing lessons) at: www.writinglikealawyer.com. He is also the founder of the pro se bootcamp, a non profit organization that teaches high-risk individuals how to represent themselves in court. www.prosebootcamp.org
BA, University of Nevada, 2010
JD, The University of Michigan Law School, 2013
Legal writing; appellate advocacy; water law; insurance law; bar exam preparation
Advanced legal writing; appellate advocacy; all major bar subjects