Paul Veith leads the software and trade secret practice within the litigation group in Sidley Austin’s Chicago office. He is a versatile commercial litigator with experience in a wide range of subject areas and industries. He was lead counsel for a national insurance company that secured an arbitration award of over $140 million in a dispute concerning the failed implementation of a critical policy administration and billing system. He has substantial experience trying cases in a variety of forums. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois in 1987, and a law degree from Harvard Law School in 1990.