Reena Sikdar

Special Counsel,
Valentine Austriaco & Bueschel
WBE Certification

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Valentine Austriaco & Bueschel
Chicago, IL
Work: 3122389067

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Reena has broad experience representing corporations, governmental entities, and individuals in high stakes internal, whistleblower, or government-initiated investigations in matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the False Claims Act, fraud, sexual misconduct, harassment, discrimination, and violations of other law or policy.  She has experience counseling large companies and governmental entities in a broad range of industries in compliance matters and represents companies in complex civil litigation.  Reena’s pro bono practice has included litigating matters in Illinois state criminal court and in Immigration Court. 

Reena returns to private practice after serving two years in state and local government during the onset and height of the pandemic, gaining on the ground experience with crisis management, state and local rulemaking, state policy, emergency powers, cannabis regulation, clemency, police reform, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Valentine, Austriaco & Bueschel is a women-owned law firm and member of NAMWOLF, structured to meet the needs of business.  Practical, cost-effective, and responsive, we bring decades of experience resolving and litigating disputes, coupled with an understanding of the challenges facing today's commercial litigants.

Practice Areas

  • Anti-Corruption
  • Compliance Counseling
  • Congressional Investigations
  • Crisis Management
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Government Investigations
  • Internal Investigations
  • Qui Tam; Whistleblower Defense
  • SEC Enforcement
  • State Attorney Generals
  • Title IX
  • White Collar Crime

Diversity Certifications

  • WBE certification provided by the Women Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)