Shearman And Sterling

News April 23, 2020

Shearman & Sterling Earns High Rankings in Chambers USA

Shearman & Sterling continues to garner recognition in Chambers USA achieving a total of 84 department and individual rankings in its 2020 guide. The firm is ranked as a leading law firm in 25 practice areas and its attorneys received a total of 59 rankings, including Band 1 rankings in across our Litigation, Projects and Corporate/M&A practices in New York, Washington, D.C., Texas and Nationwide.

Practice Area Rankings


  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets: Derivatives
  • Capital Markets: Equity: Manager Representation 
  • Capital Markets: Investment Grade Debt: Issuer Representation 
  • Capital Markets: Investment Grade Debt: Manager Representation 
  • Corporate M&A: The Elite
  • Energy: Mining & Metals (Transactional)
  • FCPA 
  • Financial Service Regulation: Banking (Compliance)
  • International Arbitration
  • Projects: Mining & Metals 
  • Projects: Oil & Gas
  • Projects: Power
  • Projects: PPP
  • Securities: Litigation 
  • Tax: Corporate & Finance

Washington, D.C.

  • Antitrust 

New York

  • Corporate/M&A: The Elite 
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Environment: Mainly Transactional 
  • Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded 
  • Litigation: Securities
  • Real Estate: Mainly Corporate & Finance


  • Technology: Corporate & Commercial 
  • Corporate/M&A

Chambers & Partners annually conducts extensive research and analysis based on comments from thousands of clients and peers to compile an independent and objective list of the top lawyers and law firms across the U.S.
For the firm’s full list of rankings, visit Chambers & Partners.