Shearman And Sterling

News June 17, 2021

Shearman & Sterling Earns Top Rankings In 2021 US Legal 500

Shearman & Sterling earned top rankings in the latest edition of The Legal 500–United States guide, attaining 39 practice rankings and 20 partner recognitions, demonstrating our reputation as a go-to firm for highly complex cross-border transactions and high-profile disputes.

This year four partners were named to its Hall of Fame: Adam Hakki, George Casey, Donna Parisi and Cynthia Urda Kassis.

The list of Shearman & Sterling lawyers recognized in the 2021 edition of The Legal 500–United States guide :


Capital Markets: Global Offerings

  • Jason Lehner (Leading Lawyers)

Commercial Lending

  • Maura O'Sullivan (Leading Lawyers)

Project Finance

  • Cynthia Urda Kassis (Hall of Fame)

Structured Finance: Derivatives and Structured Products

  • Donna Parisi (Hall of Fame)

M&A/Corporate & Commercial

M&A/Corporate & Commercial: Large Deals over $1 Billion

  • George Casey (Hall of Fame)
  • Clare O'Brien (Leading Lawyers)

Dispute Resolution

General Commercial Disputes

  • Adam Hakki (Leading Lawyers)

Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense: Advice to Corporates

  • Stephen Fishbein (Leading Lawyers)

Financial Services Litigation

  • Adam Hakki (Leading Lawyers)

M&A Litigation: Defense

  • Alan Goudiss (Leading Lawyers)
  • Mallory Brennan (Next Generation Partners)

Securities Litigation: Defense

  • Adam Hakki (Hall of Fame)
  • Daniel Lewis (Leading Lawyers)
  • Agnès Dunogué (Next Generation Partners)

Industry Focus

Energy Transactions: Oil & Gas

  • Sarah McLean (Leading Lawyers)
  • Coleson Bruce (Next Generation Partners)

For the firm’s full list of rankings, visit The Legal 500.