Shearman & Sterling LLP multinational law firm headquartered in New York City, United States.

Brian Dillavou is a partner in the Emerging Growth practice.

Brian represents startups and emerging growth companies from incorporation and early stage financings through strategic exits such as initial public offerings and mergers and acquisitions. His experience includes advising startup and early-stage businesses on corporate legal issues, venture capital and other financings, stock options and other compensation matters, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings. He also represents institutional investors and financial institutions in venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings, and other equity and debt financings.