From the back-of-the-envelope to the opening bell, we provide strategic advice for each stage of growth.
In order for a promising idea to grow into a successful company, entrepreneurs need insightful, business-minded counsel that can keep up with the pace of innovation. Collaborating side-by-side, we know your business. Our lawyers provide tailored, cutting-edge solutions to your emerging growth challenges, working with you as your needs change over time across Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Compensation, Governance & ERISA and other complex areas.
Our commitment to the entrepreneurial community helps you access strategic connections. Shearman & Sterling’s global platform provides the geographic reach required for the 21st century economy while leveraging relationships with investors – angel, venture and corporate – to connect clients with capital.
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We meet you where you are, with practical advice and tools to fit your specific situation –partnering with you every step of the way to move you to the next level.
Emerging growth companies can find off-the-shelf options in our Getting Started pack of essential documents – company incorporation, registrations, privacy, and registered office services, for starters – specifically created for startups, together with user-friendly guidance notes. Our Tailoring Service can help customize those documents for a company’s particular position. Questions about copyright, trademarks, patents, designs and other intellectual property can be answered with Intellectual Property Protection.
As one of the world’s leading law firms, Shearman & Sterling provides depth of experience and exceptional client service. We help emerging growth companies, venture investors and investment banks in private placements grow.