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"The firm's D&I mission statement was refreshed recently and is as follows: WE ARE ALL SHEARMAN & STERLING. As a global elite law firm, diversity and inclusion are part of our fabric, interwoven in who we are and all we do. We are committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best and most diverse talent from around the globe to serve our clients with the insights, judgment and excellence that they expect from us. We know that the continued success of our firm, our people and our clients are inextricably..."

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Shearman & Sterling LLP

599 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Phone: (212) 848-4000

Stats

Senior Partner: David Beveridge
Recruiting Chair: John Nathanson
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
750 - 1K

Base Salary

New York, NY
1st year: $190,000
2nd year: $200,000
3rd year: $220,000
4th year: $255,000
5th year: $280,000
6th year: $305,000
7th year: $325,000
8th year: $340,000
Summer associate: $3,654/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
51 out of 51 (2Ls) (2018)

No. of Summer Associates:
52 total (51 2Ls; 2 1Ls) (2018)

Major Office Locations

Austin, TX
Houston, TX
Menlo Park, CA
San Francisco, CA
New York, NY
Washington, DC
Abu Dhabi
Beijing
Brussels
Dubai
Frankfurt
Hong Kong
London
Milan
Paris
Rome
Riyadh
São Paulo
Saudi Arabia
Seoul
Shanghai
Singapore
Tokyo
Toronto

Major Departments & Practices

Anti-Corruption and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Antitrust
Capital Markets
Compensation
Governance & ERISA
Corporate Governance
Derivatives
Finance
Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory
Intellectual Property
International Arbitration
Investment Funds
Litigation
Mergers & Acquisitions
Patent Litigation
Project Development & Finance
Real Estate
Restructuring & Insolvency
Sports
Tax
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.