The experience at Shearman & Sterling.
At Shearman & Sterling, we adhere to uncompromising standards of integrity, professionalism, and excellence in an environment that emphasizes collaboration and respect. Legal assistants play an integral part in realizing these principles. As one of the world’s leading international law firms, we understand the value that dedicated and accomplished legal assistants bring to the firm.
Today, Shearman & Sterling employs approximately 100 legal assistants and specialists in offices in many of the major commercial centers around the world. The legal assistant staff represents a variety of academic and occupational backgrounds and includes both recent college graduates and career legal assistants.
As essential members of a highly motivated team, legal assistants bring their wealth of talent and knowledge to bear on the complex transactions that are a hallmark of our global practice. Indeed, there are few places where legal professionals can gain such wide international experience: Our legal assistants often ﬁnd themselves working on cross-border transactions involving multiple jurisdictions and legal disciplines. We also place a premium on professional growth. Our lawyers offer legal assistants ongoing advice and guidance so that they may develop the experience and skills necessary to provide the highest quality legal services to our clients.
The rewards of being a legal assistant at Shearman & Sterling are many, and the ﬁrm’s shared commitment to advancement and it dynamic atmosphere attract the best and the brightest of the legal profession—those dedicated to creativity, teamwork, and serving our clients worldwide.
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