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Since our founding in 1873, Shearman & Sterling has been the firm many of the world's leading corporations, financial institutions, investment banks, emerging growth companies and governments choose to guide them in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, litigation, compensation, governance, ERISA, antitrust and other critical make-or-break legal matters.

When you join Shearman & Sterling, you'll be part of a highly esteemed firm with sophisticated, wide-ranging practices and an extensive global footprint that distinguish us from our peers.  Around the globe, we've earned a reputation as a firm that successfully handles deals no matter how intricate, complex or challenging.  We were one of the first law firms to establish a presence in key markets worldwide, and this pioneering spirit remains an important part of our culture.  Our proven track record on groundbreaking client work speaks volumes.