Shearman & Sterling
3.4 of 5 31 reviews
www.shearman.com New York, NY 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Initial steep learning curve with limited support

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Shearman & Sterling

ProsGood pay and nice colleagues.

ConsDisorganised senior management, lack of support

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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good job

Legal Assistant (Current Employee)

I have been working at Shearman & Sterling


Pros: good people, and good experience. this is a job to get… Cons: tough hours, sometimes tough attorneys to work for. Salary is ok… Advice to Senior Management: No real advice. The legal assistant program is run pretty… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Grueling

Summer Associate (Former Employee)

I worked at Shearman & Sterling


Pros: Pay was great. The people there are quite capable. The attorneys… Cons: The hours are long. I was looking at 9:30-9 on a consistent basis, and often… Advice to Senior Management: Partners want their profit. You're expendable. You'll pick that up immediately. You're made to feel like the only valid feeling is grateful… More

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