Shearman & Sterling Encourages Sole London Lawyer to Partner

Only one London legal professional has constructed the standard in Shearman & Sterling’s newest companion promotions spherical, in a cohort of 12.

London legal professional Sam Whitaker has been produced a husband or spouse within the agency’s compensation, governance and ERISA comply with, in keeping with the agency’s assertion on its most up-to-date cohort on Monday.

Shearman has promoted 12 associates throughout seven of its locations of labor in full this yr, with the the larger half all through its U.S. bases. A number of attorneys have been promoted exterior the U.S., with a single apiece producing the decrease in Abu Dhabi, London and the UAE. The opposite two-thirds hail from U.S. bases.

The entire sum is a slight dip on final 12 months, when the agency promoted a 14-potent spherical.

Within the assertion, senior companion David Beveridge reported: “I’m happy to welcome this distinctive staff of legal professionals to our partnership. These newly elected associates have distinguished by themselves on account of their dedication to nice shopper companies, their support of the agency’s collective goals and their dedication to producing their groups to biggest present the calls for of our purchasers.”

Different companies to have declared companion promotions include Gowling WLG,  Womble Bond Dickinson and Travers Smith.

Normally, 2022 partnership cohorts have been larger than in 2021, with a number of asserting doc promotions. Kennedys has launched its largest at any time partner promotions spherical, with 22 becoming a member of the partnership in comparison with the agency’s previous all-time better of 13 companions in 2020, regardless that Ashurst almost doubled its new companions in 2022 with 25 attorneys up from 14 in 2021.

Shearman & Sterling 2022 companion promotions in full:

Cassandra Cuellar, Austin (tech) Lorenz Haselberger, New York (tax) Yian Huan, Menlo Park (money markets) Erika Kent, New York (capital marketplaces) Rachel Mossman, Dallas (antitrust) Jonathan Newman, New York (real property) Sara Raisner, New York (litigation) Augusto Ruilob, New York (job growth & finance) Jess Sherrett, Washington D.C. (international arbitration) David Hume, Abu Dhabi (worldwide arbitration) Samuel Ogunlaja, UAE (job enhancement & finance) Sam Whitaker,  London (compensation, governance & ERISA)