Shearman & Sterling

New York

599 Lexington Ave
New York
10022-6069 United States

+1 212 848 4000

Quick facts:

Number of lawyers worldwide: 850
Number of offices worldwide: 24

Shearman & Sterling is a global elite law firm widely regarded for its expertise advising on highly complex cross-border transactions and litigation matters. 

The firm has a long and distinguished history of supporting clients across all industries wherever they do business, from major financial centers to emerging and growth markets. Shearman & Sterling represents many of the world’s leading corporations and major financial institutions, as well as emerging growth companies, governments and state-owned enterprises, often working on groundbreaking, precedent-setting matters.

The firm has over 850 lawyers across 24 offices speaking more than 60 languages and practicing U.S., English, French, German, Italian, Hong Kong, OHADA and Saudi law. Combining legal knowledge with industry expertise, their lawyers provide commercial advice that helps clients achieve their ambitions.

In addition to playing a role in some of the world’s most significant transactions and disputes, Shearman & Sterling also strives to give back to the communities in which it operates, emphasizing pro bono and diversity and inclusion efforts as a key part of its mandate.

  • Antitrust
  • Capital Markets
  • Compensation, Governance & ERISA
  • Derivatives & Structured Products
  • Emerging Growth
  • Finance
  • Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory
  • Financial Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Intellectual Property Transactions
  • International Arbitration
  • Investment Funds
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy & Data Protection
  • Private Client
  • Project Development & Finance
  • Public International Law
  • Real Estate
  • Tax