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Our industrial client coverage spans the range of industrial segments, with significant client concentrations in aerospace, automotive, chemicals and diversified manufacturing. We advise market-leading OEMs and related suppliers and manufacturers. Our history as a law firm servicing financial institutions gives us unique access to the financial advisers that provide liquidity to this sector.

Our lawyers focus on industry trends and global developments that most affect our clients’ business. We anticipate problems and offer clients original and innovative solutions. We view the markets from a commercially oriented viewpoint that allows us to identify trends for our clients, so that they can take a first-mover position.

Our industrials and manufacturing coverage team includes partners from around the firm in each of the following practice areas: Anti-Corruption & Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA); Antitrust; Capital Markets; Compensation, Governance & ERISA; Environmental; Finance; International Arbitration; Litigation; Mergers & Acquisitions; and Tax.

Real Estate insightsJacobs and Lilienfeld Examine Trends in Clawbacks and Director Compensation at Top US Companies

For the past fourteen years, Shearman & Sterling has surveyed the corporate governance practice at the 100 US largest companies in our Corporate Governance & Executive Compensation Survey. In this video, partners Lisa Jacobs and Doreen Lilienfeld analyze the trends — and increased focus — on clawbacks and director compensation policies among these top companies. Watch video and read transcript >


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