Conflicts Analyst

Shearman and Sterling
Remote or New York, NY
The Conflicts Analyst is a member of the Conflicts & New Business Intake team, which is responsible for performing global conflicts checks, client due diligence and securities transactions requests for all of our domestic and international offices.

Successful incumbents must work well under pressure, respond in a timely manner to all requests, effectively manage competing priorities and consistently deliver high quality results. This position will routinely communicate with partners, other lawyers and business staff at all levels of the firm.
Key Responsibilities

* Provide partners with meaningful and concise conflicts reports with analytical reviews for their final approval
* Identify potential conflicts issues and assist in conflicts resolutions.
* Perform corporate research on all entities provided in the conflicts check request.
* Respond to inquiries about the context of conflicts reports and provide guidance to partners in interpreting this information.
* Assist in maintaining the integrity of the new business intake workflow and the conflicts database by verifying information on the new client/matter forms.
* Generate all conflicts reports and reports for audit requests.
* Coordinate the running of large-scale conflicts checks and other special projects.
* Provide World Check One reports upon request.
* Assist Conflicts Attorneys with corporate research requests.
* Assist with ad hoc requests, as needed.
* Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

* Ability to work effectively in a high-pressure environment.
* Excellent database searching and analytical skills.
* Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
* Ability to write clear and professional business communications, including email, memos and instant messages.
* Strong attention to detail.
* Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
* Outstanding customer service skills.
* Ability to work effectively both as a team member and independently.
* Knowledge of D&B Family Tree, Hoover's, Capital IQ, World Check, and/or LegalKey a plus.

Education & Experience

* College degree required.
* 2-4 years prior law firm experience.
* Conflicts checking experience required.

Physical Activity/Other Miscellaneous

* Flexibility to cover weekend shifts on a work-from-home basis as needed.
* Flexibility to work outside standard business hours as needed.

Location(s)

New York-599

Financial Analyst, Management Reporting & Analysis

Shearman and Sterling
New York, NY
As an analyst in the Management Reporting & Analysis team, you will prepare financial analysis and presentations that provide management (i.e., Practice Group Leaders, Office Managing Partners, Executive Group and special committees) with critical information used to make decisions that directly impact the firm. Through superior knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint, this position is able to assemble concise and clear analyses and present in a format consistent with firm standards. It is the expectation of that a person in the position will develop a strong understanding of the intricacies of the legal environment, including key drivers, market conditions, business trends, etc., in order to perform complex profitability analysis to help uncover potential opportunities or risks.
Key Responsibilities

* Develop and implement programmed and manually produced ad hoc reports and charts, using Excel and PowerPoint as well as proprietary in-house systems. Review reports for accuracy and consistency.
* Develop presentations for various partner meetings as well as monthly presentations for the Executive Group on performance on key metrics in the firm. Develop creative and innovative ways of illustrating new ideas and strategies to the audience.
* Create and manipulate complex financial models in MS Excel. Ensure accuracy of model and develop solid assumptions. Develop concise output of model in a format that is clear to management. Provide conclusions or recommendations to management from the data analyzed.
* Prepare and execute other financial analyses and special projects such as expense analyses, trend analyses and other analyses related to group and firm wide presentations or special requests from partners.
* Review and proof other analysts' work to ensure the highest level of accuracy of the group's work product.
* Perform such other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

* Superior analytical skills
* Ability to comprehend complex business issues and practices
* Excellent Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills
* Superior written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to employ excellent time management practices
* Ability to work with all levels of the organization
* Ingenuity, Creativity
* Detailed Financial Modeling skills
* Expertise in Excel functions, such as V/H Lookup formulas, Pivot Tables, Linking, If/Or Statements, consolidation function, arrays, etc.
* Excellent ability to multi-task

Education & Experience

* Bachelors in Business (e.g. Accounting, Finance or Economics)
* 2-3 years of financial analysis experience in a corporate environment
* Strong experience and knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint

Physical Activity/Other Miscellaneous

* Ability to work extended hours, including weekends as needed.

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Location(s)

New York-599

Business Development Manager, Financial Restructuring & Insolvency

Shearman and Sterling
New York, NY
The Business Development Manager will support and work closely with partners to develop and implement the business development and marketing strategies for the firm's U.S. Financial Restructuring & Insolvency group. This role will require frequent collaboration with other practice groups in the US and internationally, as well as close cooperation and teamwork with other members of the global Marketing and Business Development team.

Shearman & Sterling's Financial Restructuring & Insolvency practice helps clients, both debtors and creditors, successfully navigate all aspects of highly complicated, multi-jurisdictional restructuring matters and obtain the best possible outcomes. Our attorneys have been involved in many of the largest and most complex cross-border restructuring matters worldwide. We routinely provide comprehensive advice to clients who need distressed loan workouts, swaps, asset sales and litigation. We work closely with our capital markets attorneys, particularly those focused on the high yield market, and have a long tradition of working with derivatives, structured products and leveraged finance structures.

Key objectives for this role are to generate revenue through strategic business development activities; raise the market profile of the partners and the practices; and coordinate efforts with international colleagues and other marketing team members on global cross-selling efforts, including providing support for client teams, industry groups and other firm-wide business development initiatives.
Key Responsibilities

Business Development & Marketing

* Work with the respective partners to develop and execute on business development strategies and efforts across offices for the Financial Restructuring & Insolvency practice.
* Draft and take ownership of pitches, client presentations and responses to RFPs, always tailored to the client's business and preferences.
* Conduct research and financial analyses and provide other marketing support as requested for supporting targeted business development opportunities.
* Assist in the development and tracking of marketing plans and marketing budgets, individual partner goals and targeted business development initiatives.
* Draft, update, organize and maintain brochures, web postings and other marketing collateral.
* Draft submissions for directory and research guides, and track awards and practice group specific directory submissions.
* Draft, update, organize and maintain marketing collateral and experience on the external and internal websites and/or various databases as required.
* Identify and assist in the coordination of profile-raising opportunities, including conferences, external speaking engagements, sponsorships, client alerts and article-placements.
* Work with the firm's Marketing Communications team to develop and implement external communications and media opportunities, including speaking and by-lined article and thought leadership opportunities.
* Identify, plan and execute in-house client events, external speaking engagements, and conferences.
* Work with marketing and business development colleagues around the world to develop internal best practices and to carry out cross-border, cross-practice business development initiatives.
* Work with Knowledge Management to define and implement industry requirements for market data capture.
* Other projects and duties, as assigned.

Strategic Planning and Execution

* Assist in the development and implementation of business plans and marketing budgets.
* Work with practice group leadership to achieve firm and practice group strategy, guided by revenue generation and cross-practice and cross-office collaboration.
* Help create, implement and monitor practice group business plan, consistent with practice group, business unit and firm strategy, keeping practice group leadership apprised of progress and suggesting proactive measures to achieve goals.
* Organize and attend regular practice group partner meetings (e.g., partner lunches, roundtables and individual meetings) to ensure and support regular and effective communication on issues and opportunities relating to practice and business development, and team management and financial performance.
* Support business development and practice group off-sites from a substantive and operational standpoint.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

* Strong and demonstrable understanding of bankruptcy terminology, types of matters, and the marketing of these services to existing and prospective clients.
* Knowledge of market analysis, including key financial and bankruptcy business development databases and systems.
* Credible understanding of business and legal landscape.
* Very strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
* Ability to identify and implement solutions to business and people issues.
* Creative problem-solving skills; superior analytical skills.
* Ability to review corporate financing documents and extrapolate relevant information is a plus.
* Outstanding interpersonal skills and demonstrable ability to establish alignment between the expectations and strategies of different stakeholder groups.
* Superior ability to prioritize and manage multiple, concurrent projects.
* Ability to develop and deliver executive-level presentations.
* Strong oral and written communication skills.
* Strong team-building, people development, motivational and managerial capabilities.
* Confident, flexible and resilient team player.
* Manages risk effectively.
* Communicates complex ideas effectively.
* Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
* Adapts style to build relationships across all levels.
* Works effectively under the pressure of deadlines with little supervision.

Education & Experience

* Minimum of 10 years of frontline work experience in business development and marketing preferably in an international law firm or professional services environment.
* Equivalent of 4 year college degree required.
* Relevant graduate degree a plus.
* Experience with planning and preparing pitches, presentations and other marketing materials required.
* Experience working across variety of office locations, cultures and time zones.
* Advanced knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, InterAction; familiarity in working with any desktop publishing software would be a plus.

Physical Activity/Other Miscellaneous

* Flexible to work outside regular business hours as needed.

Location(s)

New York-599

Software Solutions Engineer

Shearman and Sterling
New York, NY
The Software Solutions Engineer ("the Engineer") is responsible for the technical direction and implementation of business and legal systems, database-related projects and data integrations. This individual will work closely with other members of the Applications and Global Technology Solutions (GTS) team to deliver high quality systems, integration packages and applications for the firm.

The Engineer will lead and implement technical projects related to business and legal applications and systems, which includes application deployments, upgrades and integrations. This individual must be able to lead a team of technologists, organize and coordinate responsibilities and mentor others. The position will include interfacing with business groups and departments and following internal policies and procedures and requirements. We will rely on this individual to take initiative to organize and streamline the environment for key business and legal systems while also being a resource to others.

This role requires a strong, service-oriented mentality and high sense of ownership of the problems and requests assigned.
Key Responsibilities

* Perform application installations, upgrades, tuning, integrations and documentation following department standards and procedures.
* Perform and lead technical resources on projects, which includes interaction with vendors, assessment of proposed technical solutions, understanding of how those solutions impact projects and other initiatives, and oversight of other technologists and contractors.
* Interface with department heads and users. Provide overall guidance to vendors on applications and systems implementation and upgrades.
* Manage and resolve issues in alignment with project work.
* Establish and maintain good communications and coordination with GTS, project managers and business departments as well as vendors and end users.
* Create technical reference documents, support documentation, and test scripts.
* Design, develop and implement systems integration solutions as needed utilizing in-house technology resources.
* Translate business requirements into specific technical designs.
* Follow standard design, development, testing and implementation phases of the Software Development Life Cycle.
* Write and present specifications and implementation documents.
* Work with multiple teams to develop new systems and expand functionality to existing applications.
* Work with other members in a collaborative development environment, providing assistance, technical guidance and mentorship.
* Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

* Strong SQL skills are required in all facets including, but not limited to, the database engine, integration services, reporting services (SSRS/SSIS), analysis services, SQL agent and external system integrations.
* Knowledge of business and legal applications/systems such as conflict systems, document management systems, marketing systems, contact relationship management systems, HR systems, record management systems, etc.
* Experience and knowledge of financial systems a plus: Elite, ARCS, NQ Billback, Intapp Time, StarTarget Cash, Reporting Systems, Sage, Peer Monitor.
* Experience and knowledge of platforms such as Intapp Time, Intapp Wallbuilder, Workday, vi Desktop or cloud applications with on premises integration. Sharepoint Online, Azure, PowerApps, Biztalk, etc. a plus.
* Experience with developing Stored Procedures, complex SQL queries, and ability to analyze SQL data.
* Prior experience designing and developing Business Intelligence (BI) reports for complex business data sets using BI tools (PowerBI, SSRS, Tableau etc.) is desirable.
* Experience with Web technologies such as HTML, XML, SOAP, XSLT, JSON. Experience with scripting languages.
* Client-focused attitude with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
* Strong problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to clearly communicate and share solutions with fellow team members.
* Ability to lead complex systems integrations design and implementations.
* Team player and a quick learner, able to easily adjust to new project requirements.
* Ability to initiate and perform changes on business and legal systems and proactively escalate issues that cannot be resolved within the established timeframes.
* Knowledge of encryption and secure communication methodologies and advanced user authentication.

Education & Experience

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related discipline is desired.
* Minimum 8+ years of experience in working in IT systems.
* Prior experience in the legal industry is a plus.

Physical Activity/Other Miscellaneous

* Flexibility to work outside of standard business hours as needed.

Location(s)

New York-850, New York-Mel

Staff Accountant II, Financial Reporting

Shearman and Sterling
Melville, NY
Analyze the Firm's financial results, maintain the general ledger and produce financial reports for internal and external use. Prepare "executive-ready" narratives that communicate the results of variance, and ad hoc, analysis. Assist in the decision-making process of planning how financial information will flow through the financial system, to facilitate the Finance department's ability to obtain financial information quickly and accurately.
Key Responsibilities

* Assist with the preparation of the Firm's monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, as well as the financial statements related to the Firm's benefit plans and other financial information provided to external users, such as financial data used for Peer Firm Comparable Surveys and debt covenants. Gather information needed for footnotes related to the firm's audited financial statements

* Respond to advanced accounting inquiries from individuals throughout the Firm, including non-New York office/finance managers and their local accounting staff, managers of administrative departments in New York (e.g., technology, marketing, human resources), and individuals throughout the Finance department

* Responding to such inquiries requires the ability to understand complex transactions and how they flow through the Firm's financial system as well as understanding the firms internal controls; which requires understanding the conceptual design of the financial system to locate the intermediate and final destinations of revenues and expenses as they move from their entry point, which is either the Billing module, the Accounts Payable module, or external cost upload programs (e.g., payroll, taxi, FedEx charges), to their final destination, which is the general ledger.

* Assist with the set-up of new offices and/or departments on the financial system, by effectively communicating with local management to understand any local reporting requirements and how they impact the initial set up of that office and relaying this information to the Supervisor and Senior Manager of Financial Reporting. Performing this task also requires an understanding of how new offices/departments impact the various reports prepared by other groups in the Finance department, such as the Budget group and Management Reporting group.

* Propose the opening/closing of general ledger major accounts. This relates to how the Finance department wants to categorize significant transactions and requires a deeper understanding of the transaction and the Firm's reporting structure, as opposed to the level of understanding needed to open/close a sub account.

* Assist with the monthly general ledger close; review monthly variance explanations for certain offices and departments and prepare Firmwide variance explanations for selected income statement accounts.

* Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations or, if applicable, obtain and review reconciliations prepared by others outside of Financial Reporting (e.g., non-New York office accounting staff).

* Prepare information needed for, and to respond to, inquiries presented by the Firm's external auditors, in connection with the audit of the Firm's financial statements and the Firm's benefit plans' financial statements.

* Act as a back up to the administrator of the Diners Club credit card that are used by partners and employees of the Firm.

* Review of the expense forecast in July and December that is prepared by the NY Administrative Departments and non-NY offices.

* Cross-train others in the group, proof (i.e., review) work prepared by others in the group and train new staff, as necessary..

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

* Ability to understand complex transactions and how they flow through the financial system. This requires understanding the conceptual design of the financial system to locate the intermediate and final destinations of revenues and expenses.

* Ability to analyze financial results to identify unusual trends and balances, and research such trends and balances.

* Excellent communication skills (both written and oral). Excellent written communication skills are essential, as most of the issues that arise from offices outside of the New York time zone, whereby e-mail is the primary means of communication.

* Excellent organizational skills to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously.

* Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.

Education & Experience

* Five years of financial reporting experience in a larger corporation, including footnote preparation, or two years of such experience combined with two years of auditing experience in a CPA firm.

* Bachelor's degree in Accounting.

Location(s)

New York-Mel

Software Asset Management and Operations Analyst

Shearman and Sterling
New York, NY
The Software Asset Management (SAM) and Operations (OPS) Analyst (SAM-OPS) ("the Analyst") will be an essential part of the Global Technology Solutions (GTS) Management team. Reporting to the CTO, the SAM-OPS Analyst will oversee both the day-to-day management of the firm's software assets and the strategic transformation from an on-premise enterprise to a "cloud first" organization.

The Analyst will be integral to all functional aspects of the department. This position is not technical in nature, but will participate in strategic planning, program oversight, commercial and privacy compliance, budget management and commercial negotiation. This role will require close coordination with all firm departments.

The Analyst is also responsible for drafting and institutionalizing the GTS Target Operations Model (TOM) with the goal of aligning operating capacities and strategic objectives.
Key Responsibilities

Software Asset Management:

* Facilitate the business' needs for ongoing technical support and upgrade protection across the software portfolio by ensuring that maintenance, support and upgrade protection renewals are managed/handled/ordered in advance of their expiration.
* Identify savings opportunities for renewals, software licensing, and services. Follow through with vendors and GTS stakeholders to obtain identified savings.
* Build a specialization in software licensing in the context of Shearman. Develop and demonstrate knowledge of software vendor contracts and license terms and conditions, analyze and manage contract and maintenance information, and support the CTO in managing and extending the scope and quality of software license data in the (to be built) software asset database.
* Understand software licensing models and leverage that information to improve software compliance reporting capabilities, review and improve software discovery tools/data collection, support software compliance audits and other software projects, and promote and contribute to continuous improvement and best practices in the SAM program.
* Manage contracts and relationships in partnership with the Procurement department to maximize value creation and optimize costs for software licensing, maintenance, and service offerings.
* Collect information for budgeting, software compliance and inventory, contract summaries, and cost comparisons.
* Identify, implement and maintain a durable SAM tool to address budgeting, software compliance and inventory, contracts, and reporting. Use identified tool to optimize the entire software asset management life cycle.
* Communicate the SAM approach through email, individual interviews, group meetings, and presentations to end users, management, developers, and vendors.
* Respond to requests for specific IT SAM data information.
* Verify software deployment data through discussions with business owners, leveraging software discovery tools, and identifying under-deployments for potential cost savings and over-deployments that require the acquisition of additional rights.
* Gather requirements and develop reports for internal customers. As part of the vendor scorecard process, facilitate and participate regularly in meetings between the vendor and appropriate GTS teams.
* Assist business line staff in monitoring and ensuring software contract compliance and performance between GTS teams and vendors. Work with team leadership to analyze and resolve complex issues associated with software licensing rights.
* Produce a report on the impact of cloud technologies on Software Asset Management in the context of Sherman (a three-year strategy). Co-present the report to the GTS Leadership team alongside the CTO and maintain over time.
* Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Target Operating Model:

* Work closely with GTS and the wider Shearman community to build and institutionalize the overall GTS TOM.
* Act as a conduit between the business and GTS to lead the development of departmental "sub-TOMs" for each team across GTS.
* Gain an understanding of the major transformation programs currently underway across Shearman. Use this understanding to suggest improvements to existing business operating models

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

* Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to consistently meet deadlines and produce high quality work product.
* Possesses sound judgment and the ability to make sound business decisions with minimal direction in a fast-paced work environment.
* Demonstrated ability to anticipate needs, break down and resolve problems. Ability to encourage others in collaborative problem solving.
* Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing priorities.
* Ability to build effective business relationships based on trust.
* Ability to maintain a positive demeanor in the face of rapidly changing demands and shifting priorities.
* Strong business acumen and organization awareness.
* Ability to influence without authority and resolve inter-personal and organizational conflicts.
* Active listening and strong oral and written communication skills.
* Strong facility with numbers.
* Conceptional knowledge of Information Technology.
* High levels of organization and research capability.
* Ability to introduce new ideas and processes that improve performance and productivity.
* Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.
* The ability to understand and operate in grey areas.
* A positive, "can do" attitude.
* Proficiency with standard office equipment (e.g. computer, MS Office Suite, fax, photocopier, scanner, etc.) and an ability to quickly adapt to new technology.

Education & Experience

* Master's Degree in Business highly preferred.
* At least 2 years of prior working experience in a mid to large demanding legal or other professional services organization.
* Experience of working directly with high level executives and/or senior management preferred.

Physical Activity/Other Miscellaneous

* Ability to work outside standard business hours as necessary including overtime.
* Flexibility to travel.
* Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.

Location(s)

New York-599

Associate, Antitrust

Shearman and Sterling
New York, NY
Fantastic opportunity for associates with 2 - 5 years of antitrust experience. The position involves dealing with all aspects of the US antitrust laws, including complex mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, unilateral conduct, cartel investigations, private litigations, and counseling. Agency experience is a plus, as is an economics undergraduate degree, although neither is required. The ideal candidate will have meaningful M&A antitrust experience, excellent academic credentials as well as major law firm experience. The candidate can be located in our New York Office or our Washington, D.C. Office. Must be admitted to practice in the State of New York.

Software Solutions Engineer

Shearman and Sterling
Melville, NY
The Software Solutions Engineer ("the Engineer") is responsible for the technical direction and implementation of business and legal systems, database-related projects and data integrations. This individual will work closely with other members of the Applications and Global Technology Solutions (GTS) team to deliver high quality systems, integration packages and applications for the firm.

The Engineer will lead and implement technical projects related to business and legal applications and systems, which includes application deployments, upgrades and integrations. This individual must be able to lead a team of technologists, organize and coordinate responsibilities and mentor others. The position will include interfacing with business groups and departments and following internal policies and procedures and requirements. We will rely on this individual to take initiative to organize and streamline the environment for key business and legal systems while also being a resource to others.

This role requires a strong, service-oriented mentality and high sense of ownership of the problems and requests assigned.
Key Responsibilities

* Perform application installations, upgrades, tuning, integrations and documentation following department standards and procedures.
* Perform and lead technical resources on projects, which includes interaction with vendors, assessment of proposed technical solutions, understanding of how those solutions impact projects and other initiatives, and oversight of other technologists and contractors.
* Interface with department heads and users. Provide overall guidance to vendors on applications and systems implementation and upgrades.
* Manage and resolve issues in alignment with project work.
* Establish and maintain good communications and coordination with GTS, project managers and business departments as well as vendors and end users.
* Create technical reference documents, support documentation, and test scripts.
* Design, develop and implement systems integration solutions as needed utilizing in-house technology resources.
* Translate business requirements into specific technical designs.
* Follow standard design, development, testing and implementation phases of the Software Development Life Cycle.
* Write and present specifications and implementation documents.
* Work with multiple teams to develop new systems and expand functionality to existing applications.
* Work with other members in a collaborative development environment, providing assistance, technical guidance and mentorship.
* Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

* Strong SQL skills are required in all facets including, but not limited to, the database engine, integration services, reporting services (SSRS/SSIS), analysis services, SQL agent and external system integrations.
* Knowledge of business and legal applications/systems such as conflict systems, document management systems, marketing systems, contact relationship management systems, HR systems, record management systems, etc.
* Experience and knowledge of financial systems a plus: Elite, ARCS, NQ Billback, Intapp Time, StarTarget Cash, Reporting Systems, Sage, Peer Monitor.
* Experience and knowledge of platforms such as Intapp Time, Intapp Wallbuilder, Workday, vi Desktop or cloud applications with on premises integration. Sharepoint Online, Azure, PowerApps, Biztalk, etc. a plus.
* Experience with developing Stored Procedures, complex SQL queries, and ability to analyze SQL data.
* Prior experience designing and developing Business Intelligence (BI) reports for complex business data sets using BI tools (PowerBI, SSRS, Tableau etc.) is desirable.
* Experience with Web technologies such as HTML, XML, SOAP, XSLT, JSON. Experience with scripting languages.
* Client-focused attitude with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
* Strong problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to clearly communicate and share solutions with fellow team members.
* Ability to lead complex systems integrations design and implementations.
* Team player and a quick learner, able to easily adjust to new project requirements.
* Ability to initiate and perform changes on business and legal systems and proactively escalate issues that cannot be resolved within the established timeframes.
* Knowledge of encryption and secure communication methodologies and advanced user authentication.

Education & Experience

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related discipline is desired.
* Minimum 8+ years of experience in working in IT systems.
* Prior experience in the legal industry is a plus.

Physical Activity/Other Miscellaneous

* Flexibility to work outside of standard business hours as needed.

Location(s)

New York-850, New York-Mel

Associate, Litigation

Shearman and Sterling
New York, NY
The New York office of Shearman & Sterling looking for versatile lawyers with interest in both civil litigation and enforcement/investigation matters. Some of our core practices include antitrust litigation, securities litigation and enforcement, white collar defense and investigations, global compliance and anticorruption, M&A litigation, IP litigation and other complex commercial disputes that have included numerous trials in recent years. Ideal candidates should have 5-7 years of experience (strong 4th years and stellar 8th years will be considered). Strong academic qualifications and New York bar admission are all requirements.

Legal Assistant, Tech Group

Shearman and Sterling
Austin, TX
The Legal Assistant will provide support to lawyers on a range of matters within the corporate practice focusing on mergers & acquisitions, venture capital and private equity financings and public offerings. Under the supervision of a lawyer, the Legal Assistant will assist in drafting written reports and legal documents, including legal memos, contracts, and correspondence, assist lawyers with the closing process, the archival of all case material and research. The Legal Assistant must be exceptionally organized, with an ability to execute tasks with minimal supervision.
Key Responsibilities

* Assist with the preparation of regulatory agency filings, coordinate revisions, and organize documents
* Maintain capitalization and option records (including in Carta, ShareWorks and other electronic programs) and prepare stock certificates
* Prepare SEC documents, charters, bylaws, and corporate resolutions
* Organize, monitor and maintain paper and electronic files
* Draft audit inquiry response letters
* Proofread letters, memoranda, and legal documents
* Draft routine correspondence as needed
* Supervise updates and maintenance to corporate finance forms and precedent databases
* Organize distributions of documents and update transaction working group lists
* Prepare closing binders and bound volumes
* Assist with the coordination of closings, client meetings, and the preparation of closing memoranda and documents
* Prepare and distribute signature pages, including using DocuSign
* Perform research using the library and computerized search services
* Maintain corporate record books for various clients
* Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to maintain confidentiality in a professional manner
* Exceptional attention to detail and strong organization skills
* Ability to produce high-quality work product under pressure and tight deadlines, prioritizing tasks appropriately
* Ability to use EDGAR for SEC filings
* Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office, DocuSign, Adobe Professional, data rooms and electronic capitalization management software
* Ability to follow instructions carefully and accurately
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Education & Experience

* Bachelor's degree required
* Minimum 2 years' law firm experience with exposure to corporate law
* Previous emerging companies and/or technology experience preferred
* Previous experience maintaining corporate records and stock and option administration preferred

Physical Activity/Other Miscellaneous

* Flexibility to work outside standard business hours
* Flexibility to travel as needed
* Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds

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Location(s)

Austin

Legal Administrative and Billing Assistant

Shearman and Sterling
Dallas, TX

2022 Shearman & Sterling LCLD Scholars Program

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Shearman and Sterling
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Shearman and Sterling
San Francisco, CA

2022 Entry Level Legal Assistant

Shearman and Sterling
San Francisco, CA

Benefits and Leave of Absence Administrator

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