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News Oct 15, 2019

Shearman & Sterling Continues to Add Significant Talent and Enhance Its Transatlantic Leveraged Finance Capability

Shearman & Sterling is today announcing the hire of Alan Rockwell and Michael Chernick in New York.

The hires reflect the firm’s continuing commitment to strengthen its position as one of the preeminent firms in leveraged finance with talent across both New York and London. 

Alan and Michael’s hires follow Ward McKimm’s appointment last year in London.

David Beveridge, Senior Partner: ‘We are committed to serving the needs of our clients, including providing them with outstanding talent across our platform. The opportunity to add Alan and Michael to our team is significant for the firm as we look to further cement our position as one of the leading transatlantic leveraged finance firms.”

Alan Rockwell commented: “Shearman & Sterling presents an outstanding opportunity for us. The firm has a deep and significant history in the leveraged finance space, both in the U.S. and internationally. We want to help build on this history to offer clients a leading transatlantic team.”

Michael Chernick commented: “Joining Shearman & Sterling will allow us to offer the full suite of financing services to our clients and is hugely appealing for us. Shearman & Sterling is an outstanding finance firm that is trusted and respected by its clients, and we are delighted to be joining such a capable and ambitious team.”