Carlton Fleming joins Sidley Austin in San Francisco as a partner in their Corporate and Capital Markets practices. Carlton joins from Cooley, where he has developed a public-company focused corporate practice. He represents high-growth private and public companies on a range of matters, and also represents investment banks and venture capital firms in public offerings and private placements. Carlton has successfully done 60+ IPOs since 2012, and helped raise over $8 billion. He focuses on industries in biotech, life sciences and emerging markets. Carlton’s addition continues the expansion of Sidley’s market-leading life sciences and technology transactional practices and will substantially strengthen their capital markets and public company practice in Northern California.