Shearman & Sterling continues to be recognized by Chambers USA for its outstanding achievements in the legal industry. The firm has received 101 rankings across 36 practices this year, highlighting its commitment to excellence. The leading-edge experience of 59 of its lawyers has also been acknowledged, further solidifying the firm’s position as a leading force.
The firm has once again been recognized for its leading work in pre-eminent M&A and high-stakes litigation work. For the 16th year in a row, Shearman & Sterling has been ranked for New York: Corporate/M&A with clients noting that the team is “excellent in keeping us [sic] abreast of developments and is strong on strategy.” Additionally, the firm received praise regarding its market-leading litigation practice, which has been ranked for 19 years, with a client noting “I find all of them very responsive. They’re also very knowledgeable about the industry and about the law around a lot of relevant issues.”
Shearman & Sterling’s exceptional performance is evident in its attainment of the prestigious Band One ranking for multiple practices. This highest level of recognition underscores the firm’s dedication to delivering outstanding legal services. The Mining & Metals practice has garnered national acclaim, while the White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations and Bankruptcy/Restructuring practices in New York, along with the Technology: Corporate & Commercial practice in Texas, have been honored for their exceptional expertise and track record.
Additionally, breakout practices have emerged this year, receiving widespread acknowledgment in the legal community. The Energy Transition practice has been recognized nationwide for its broad impact and transformative work. The Bankruptcy/Restructuring practice in New York has also earned a highly regarded status, reflecting its remarkable achievements. Clients note that the team is “extremely responsive and thoughtful” and that “the team can navigate extremely complex waters.” Furthermore, the Real Estate: Mainly Dirt practice in New York and San Francisco, Silicon Valley & Surrounds: Corporate/M&A: The Elite practice in California have been acknowledged for their significant contributions to their respective fields, with clients noting that that the California M&A team is “business-driven and very experienced in complex M&A.”
Chambers & Partners has been publishing guides to the legal profession since 1990. Based on in-depth research, Chambers & Partners identifies the world’s top lawyers in more than 200 jurisdictions, providing independent rankings and editorial commentary. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by clients.