Shearman And Sterling

News August 06, 2019

Shearman & Sterling Hires Nora Shearer as Chief Marketing Officer

Shearman & Sterling is pleased to announce the arrival of Nora Shearer as Chief Marketing Officer.

Nora has more than 20 years’ experience in both the legal and finance industries, focusing on marketing and business development strategy. Nora will lead the firm’s business development, marketing and communications teams.

“Nora has an impressive track record of developing and executing international business development strategies and I am delighted to welcome her to the firm,” said Kimberly Gardner, Shearman & Sterling’s Executive Director of Strategy & Innovation. “Her vision and in-depth understanding of the legal marketing landscape will be invaluable to us as we continue to implement the firm’s strategy.”

“The legal landscape continues to evolve rapidly and the role of business development and marketing teams in winning and retaining business is even more vital. I’m looking forward to joining Shearman & Sterling and working with the leadership team, partners and professional teams across its 23 offices,” Nora Shearer said.

Nora joins us from Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, where she was the Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer and led the marketing and business development team’s integration post-combination with her prior firm, Chadbourne & Parke LLP. In addition, Nora has held roles at DLA Piper, Jefferies & Company and Amherst Securities Group.