Shearman & Sterling LLP is a global law firm based out of New York, USA. It was founded in 1973 and is part of the ‘white shoe’ group of law firms.
There are approximately 850 lawyers employed within the partnership spread over 20 offices across the world, speaking over 60 languages and come from 80 different countries.
Shearman & Sterling advise many of the world’s leading corporations, financial institutions, governments & government organisations and practice US, English, EU, French, German, Italian, Hong Kong, OHADA & Saudi law, as well as Dubai International Financial Centre law and Abu Dhabi Global Market law.
Revenue is around $820 million per year.
Recent clients include Kraft & their acquisition of Cadbury for $19.4 billion.
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