George Casey is head of Shearman & Sterling’s Global Mergers & Acquisitions Group and a member of the firm’s Executive Group. From 2009 until 2016, George served as an elected member of the firm’s Policy Committee. George has extensive experience in U.S. domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, venture capital financings, strategic investments and joint venture transactions, representing many of the largest U.S. and non-U.S. corporate and investment banking clients.
In 2016, The American Lawyer
named George a “Dealmaker of the Year” and “Transatlantic Corporate Dealmaker, M&A (U.S.).” George has been recognized and recommended as a leading M&A practitioner by Chambers Global
, Chambers USA, Legal 500 US
and PLC Which Lawyer?
and has been named to the Global M&A Network’s “Top 50: Global M&A Lawyers” list.
George is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he teaches a course in mergers and acquisitions. He also gives regular guest lectures on US M&A at l’École de Droit de la Sorbonne – Université Paris I.