About Us

When it comes to the art of the deal, clients trust Shearman & Sterling to deliver.  Known as a “go-to” law firm for mission-critical transactions, we’ve been involved in high-profile deals and matters for some of the most recognized names in the world since 1873.  Clients tell us they choose Shearman & Sterling time and time again for our ability to strategically leverage the knowledge and experience of our legal teams to lead them successfully through their complex, time-sensitive business transactions.  When we assemble a legal team to address the needs of our clients worldwide, we’re also bringing together our lawyers’ collective ideas, experiences, cultures, and backgrounds.


“Our lawyers have been involved in some of the most significant deals and matters of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.  At Shearman & Sterling, you have the opportunity to contribute to historic, precedent-setting engagements.  ”
Robert Freedman