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- Designation: New York
- Head Count: 821
- Gross Revenues: $845,000,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,030,000
- Profits Per Partner: $1,905,000
- Year Over Year Change: -1
Shearman & Sterling is a New York-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Shearman & Sterling has 821 attorneys and is the 41st largest firm in the United States. With $845,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 34th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2014 Global 100 survey, Shearman & Sterling ranked as the 42nd highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, DC and NY.
In the News
: The American Lawyer : November 30, 2015
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : November 30, 2015
There's no place like a new law firm for the holidays. A series of star litigators made the leap to new firms in the waning weeks of the year, with securities and intellectual property litigators in especially high demand. Here's a look at some of November's most notable moves.
Marlisse Silver Sweeney : The American Lawyer : November 25, 2015
International mergers are transforming the Canadian legal scene. Will Canadian law firms have to change their game?
Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : November 22, 2015
The snack-food company's market debut is the largest this year for a privately held Chinese concern.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : November 19, 2015
Five years after a nasty takeover battle, industrial gas distribution giant Airgas and its lawyers from Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz present another acquisition to shareholders.
Lawrence Viele Davidson : Daily Report : November 19, 2015
The city's legal department is building a reputation as a place that handles huge cases in-house rather than farming them out to private firms. It's also becoming known for allowing attorneys new to the department to play cleanup hitter, and not just utility infielder, in these big games.
Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : November 18, 2015
Still in the fray, 13 years after filing one of the first Guantánamo-related suits.
Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : November 16, 2015
The shakeup of the German legal market continues, with White & Case set to close its Munich office in early 2016.
Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : November 12, 2015
Mark Hannemann, Thomas Makin and Matthew Berkowitz joined Shearman & Sterling this week, doubling the number of partners in its intellectual property litigation practice. The three-partner team had spent nearly their entire career at the 100-attorney Kenyon IP boutique, where Hannemann was an executive committee member.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 11, 2015
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker is the latest big firm to bet on the Lone Star State with an 11-lawyer team from Lewis Brisbois; Shearman & Sterling snags an IP trio from Kenyon & Kenyon; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : November 11, 2015
Military members Olaseni Bello and Corey Gray faced difficulties this year when they tried to find jobs in law. Both those challenges were surmountable after they took the same opportunity one weekend in Washington. The second annual veterans' legal career fair this spring will give veterans, active-duty military members and their spouses two days to network and interview with employers in the legal industry, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, the fair's founder and sponsor, said this month.
Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : November 10, 2015
Just over a third of the U.S. lawyers promoted to partner by the country's largest firms last year were female, according to a new study, while several Am Law firms invited only men to the partner ranks.
: New York Law Journal : November 09, 2015
In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you free by : "Key Considerations for Obtaining Insurance Coverage for Internal Investigations," "Before the Knock on the Door," "DOJ Issues Policy on Holding Individuals Accountable for Corporate Malfeasance" and "Cultural and Business Practices Complicate Investigations in Developing Countries."
: New York Law Journal : November 06, 2015
Duane Morris and Fried Frank along with individual attorneys were honored with Cornerstone Awards from the Lawyers Alliance for New York, recognizing outstanding pro bono legal services provided to nonprofit organizations.
William F. Johnson : New York Law Journal : November 05, 2015
In his Corporate Crime column, William F. Johnson discusses how the SEC has proposed amendments to its Rules of Practice in an apparent effort to provide a more fair process for respondents in administrative proceedings. He writes that these proposals, although a step in the right direction, still do not go far enough to leveling the playing field for respondents.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : November 05, 2015
A round-up of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : November 04, 2015
Expedia is buying the vacation home rental platform company, whose sites compete with Airbnb.
Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : November 04, 2015
A subsidiary of Brookfield Property Partners has formed a joint venture with Qatar Investment Authority in the development of Manhattan West. Upon completion, the estimated value of the five-building, mixed-use complex, is anticipated to reach $8.6 billion. Also, Kaufman & Company, a Cleveland-based law firm, has moved its New York City offices to 420 Lexington Ave.
Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : November 03, 2015
The city in Germany's industrial heartland is proving increasingly attractive to the world's top law firms.
Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : November 02, 2015
Firms involved in detainee representation.
Kim Kleman : The American Lawyer : November 01, 2015
In Obama's final months, the "Gitmo bar" doubles down.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : October 27, 2015
Lawyers Without Borders Inc., the U.S.-based rule-of-law advocacy group, has opened a bureau in Washington, where it can base some operations and develop relationships with underwriters, with its subcontractors and with partners in the legal community. "In the rule of law sector, having a presence in Washington has really improved our relationships," Christina Storm, the group's executive director and founder, said.
Michael D. Goldhaber : The American Lawyer : October 26, 2015
For 15 years, Shearman & Sterling sent legions of associates to support the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.The firm wins the Global Legal Award for lifetime citizenship work.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : October 22, 2015
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : October 22, 2015
Despite continued consolidation in the chipmaking sector, it was a real estate deal with a history steeped in the global financial crisis that was a reunion of sorts for several Am Law 100 firms.
Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : October 21, 2015
A unanimous First Department panel, applying reasoning from several federal cases, has adopted a pro-investor interpretation of key contract provisions common to a slew of state-law residential mortgage-backed securities cases.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : October 21, 2015
Deal lawyers seeing frenzied pace as consolidation continues with purchases of $19 billion and $10.6 billion, respectively.
Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : October 19, 2015
Plaintiffs alleging that Suffolk County police officers have a policy, pattern and practice of discriminatory policing against Latinos may proceed with the putative class action anonymously, a judge has ruled.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : October 15, 2015
A round-up of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.
Susan Beck : The American Lawyer : October 15, 2015
Nineteen New York law firms have pledged $1.9 million to help provide affordable legal services to people who make too much to qualify for free legal aid. This marks the second "low bono" project announced this year by firms attempting to address the pressing need for legal services in this market.