Shearman And Sterling

News October 27, 2021

Shearman & Sterling Continues Growth of its Litigation Practice with Addition of Thad Behrens and Dan Gold

Global law firm Shearman & Sterling today announces the addition of Thad Behrens and Dan Gold as Litigation partners, based in Dallas.

Thad and Dan have extensive experience in commercial and securities litigation, as well as class action defense. They represent public companies, corporate directors and officers, and financial institutions in a wide variety of disputes, including securities class actions, shareholder derivative cases, M&A litigation, tender offer litigation, proxy contests, commercial cases and internal investigations.

The addition of Thad and Dan significantly enhances our U.S. litigation offering and is indicative of our ongoing commitment to growing in Texas, said David Beveridge, Senior Partner at Shearman & Sterling. Their addition is part of the continued expansion of our disputes offering and the execution of the firm’s strategy to build our core practice areas in key geographies, strengthening our business mix.”

Commenting on Thad and Dan’s election to the partnership, Adam Hakki, Global Managing Partner and Global Head of Disputes added: We are thrilled to welcome Thad and Dan to the firm. Their stellar market reputations and track record of success in major cases for corporate and financial services clients complements our existing capabilities perfectly and is a major step forward in the growth of our Texas-based litigation capability.

Thad Behrens commented, Dan and I are honored and excited to be joining the preeminent Litigation practice at Shearman & Sterling. It is an exciting time for the firms offering in Texas, which is growing rapidly, and we are thrilled to be a part of this growth phase. We are looking forward to working with our new colleagues in Texas, and across the firms wider litigation platform, on high-profile cases helping clients navigate todays challenging environment. Dan Gold added, “Thad and I are very much looking forward to expanding and deepening our practices by integrating with Shearman & Sterling’s world-class transactional capability in Texas and its preeminent securities and commercial litigation team.”

Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, Thad and Dan were partners in Dallas at a leading Texas-headquartered firm.



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