Joseph R. Guerra

Sidley Austin, LLP

Joseph R. Guerra is co-leader of Sidley's Supreme Court and Appellate practice and a former Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General for the U.S. Department of Justice, focuses his practice on appellate representation and law-intensive, trial-level litigation. Joe has argued a wide range of constitutional, statutory and administrative law matters in federal and state courts, including the United States Supreme Court and most of the federal courts of appeals. In particular, Joe has focused on questions of statutory interpretation, preemption and the First Amendment rights of manufacturers in the context of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Joe has been recognized by Benchmark Litigation, The Legal 500 USA, The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA.