Tracy LeRoy is a partner with Sidley Austin LLP. She focuses on litigation and dispute resolution for energy industry participants. She has recently handled cases related to renewable fuel commodities, agricultural commodities, drilling rights, leasehold disputes, and disputes over agreements surrounding the exploration, production, and transportation of oil and gas.
Tracy also represents companies in the energy industry, and their officers and directors, in internal and independent investigations of corporate conduct, compliance, and reporting, including representing audit committees and special litigation committees in such matters.
Sarah Valenti is a litigation associate in the Houston office of Sidley Austin. Prior to joining Sidley, Sarah served as a Trial Attorney for the United States Department of Justice’s Commercial Litigation Branch in Washington, D.C., where she represented the United States in lawsuits involving government contracts, constitutional claims, and fraud, and in appeals concerning federal employment and veterans benefits.
Sarah earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from Rutgers University School of Law where she was an editor of the Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion. She earned her B.A., with high honors, from Pennsylvania State University. Sarah is actively involved in providing pro bono services to the local community and previously served as a guardian ad litem in two high-conflict child custody cases. She received the Department of Justice’s John W. Douglas Pro Bono Award for her efforts.