Sidley Welcomes Former First Assistant U.S. Attorney To Its Boston Office

Sidley is pleased to welcome Jack W. Pirozzolo, former First Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, as a partner in Sidley’s Boston office and member of the firm’s White Collar: Government Litigation & Investigations practice. Prior to joining Sidley, Mr. Pirozzolo served for more than 10 years in the U.S. Attorney’s Office, first as an Assistant U.S. Attorney and then, since late 2009, as the First Assistant U.S. Attorney. As First Assistant, Mr. Pirozzolo was a principal litigator for the United States in the District of Massachusetts overseeing hundreds of criminal and civil matters handled by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, including matters of national and international significance, such as the investigation, apprehension and still ongoing prosecution of the Boston Marathon Bombing defendant, Djokhar Tsarnaev; the apprehension and prosecution of James J. “Whitey” Bulger; and the largest healthcare fraud resolution in U.S. history. While First Assistant, Mr. Pirozzolo also directly prosecuted various matters involving white collar offenses. He attended the University of Chicago Law School, where he was Comment Editor of the University of Chicago Law Review, graduated with honors and was elected to the Order of the Coif. He also clerked for Chief Judge Sandra L. Lynch on the United States Court of Appeals for First Circuit and Judge Edward R. Becker on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.