Whether you are a student about to start your career, an experienced lawyer or a legal assistant, choosing the right law firm is a very personal decision. We want to know where you see yourself—both now and in the future.

When you join Shearman & Sterling, you'll be part of a highly esteemed firm with sophisticated, wide-ranging practices and an extensive global footprint. You’ll be part of a team which has earned a reputation of successfully handling deals no matter how intricate, complex or challenging. We were one of the first law firms to establish a presence in key markets worldwide, and this pioneering spirit remains an important part of our culture. Clients tell us they choose us time and time again for our ability to strategically leverage the collective knowledge, ideas, experiences, cultures, and backgrounds of our legal teams to lead them successfully through their complex business transactions.

Shearman & Sterling offers numerous programs and initiatives to support your professional development at various stages of your career. All with the goal of helping our lawyers and legal assistants stay competitive and grow professionally, intellectually and personally.