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Shearman & Sterling LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 839
  • Gross Revenues: $860,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,025,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,835,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -2

Shearman & Sterling is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Shearman & Sterling has 834 attorneys and is the 41st largest firm in the United States.  With $860,500,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 36th on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2015 Global 100 survey, Shearman & Sterling ranked as the 44th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, NY and Ontario.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 36 -2 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 36 -2 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 41 0 Lawyer head count
The A-List 27 -3 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 24 2 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 15 4 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 60 19 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 75 12 Summer programs

In the News

Paul Hastings Bolts On SEC Enforcement Boutique

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : July 11, 2016

The Am Law 100 firm is poised to pick up six lawyers, including the two founding partners, from Los Angeles-based Zaccaro Morgan. Thomas Zaccaro is a former Paul Hastings partner who started the boutique just over a year ago, only to return to his former home.

Two Partners Join Jones Day, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 11, 2016

Jones Day recruits two new partners on opposite coasts after a top restructuring duo departs; Milbank makes a rare lateral hire; Paul Hastings makes some high-profile additions; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Continuing Hiring Spree, Paul Hastings Adds Two New IP Partners

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : July 07, 2016

Ropes & Gray patent litigation partners Hiroyuki Hagiwara and Hassen Sayeed have joined Paul Hastings in Tokyo and New York, respectively.

Deal Watch: White & Case Tops First-Half Transactional Rankings

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 07, 2016

Those controversial deal tables are out again, with White & Case, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Sullivan & Cromwell and Davis Polk & Wardwell all jockeying for position as the quarterly so-called King of M&A.

Big Deals

Rebecca Geiger : Focus Europe : July 01, 2016

The law firms with roles in the largest recent M&A deals across Europe.

Gibson Dunn Grabs Latham Duo for New Frankfurt Office

Rose Walker : The Am Law Daily : June 30, 2016

On the heels of the U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union, two corporate partners are leaving Latham & Watkins, including the latter's Frankfurt office leader, to open a new outpost for Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.

Deal Watch: Four Firms Punch Ticket on $4.4 Billion Film Deal

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 30, 2016

A look at the Am Law 100 firms behind Lions Gate's bid to buy Starz; Apollo's latest acquisition effort; and a pair of big health care transactions.

June Laterals: Firms Snap Up Ex-Government and White Collar Litigators

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : June 29, 2016

Many of June's most notable lateral hires involved litigators exiting the Justice Department and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York. Other significant moves featured lawyers who specialize in being adverse to the government. Thanks, Uncle Sam.

Firms Review Strategies as Hong Kong IPO Numbers Fall

Frances Ivens : Legal Week : June 23, 2016

A slowing Chinese economy has promoted international firms in Asia's financial capital to reassess their capital markets practices: Some opt to cut fees while others turn to small ticket deals.

Deal Watch: Morgan Lewis Makes Work for BASF

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 17, 2016

From industrial chemicals to traffic cones, one of the last weeks of spring provided a plethora of transactional opportunities for dozens of Am Law 100 firms.