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Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

About Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP provides the highest quality legal advice and representation to clients around the world
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP provides the highest quality legal advice and representation to clients around the world. The results the Firm achieves have set it apart for more than 140 years and have become a model for the modern practice of law. Today, S&C is a leader in each of its core practice areas and in each of its geographic markets.

S&C's success is the result of the quality of its lawyers, the most broadly and deeply trained collection of attorneys in the world. The Firm's lawyers work as a single partnership without geographic division. S&C hires the very best law school graduates and trains them to be generalists within broad practice areas. The Firm promotes lawyers to partner almost entirely from among its own associates. The result is a partnership with a unique diversity of experience, exceptional professional judgment and a demonstrated history of innovation.

Clients of the Firm are nearly evenly divided between U.S. and non-U.S. entities. They include industrial and commercial companies; financial institutions; private funds; governments; educational, charitable and cultural institutions; and individuals, estates and trusts. S&C's client base is exceptionally diverse, a result of the Firm's extraordinary capacity to tailor work to specific client needs.

S&C comprises more than 875 lawyers who serve clients around the world through a network of 13 offices, located in leading financial centers in Asia, Australia, Europe and the United States. The Firm is headquartered in New York.

Office Description:

Sullivan & Cromwell established its headquarters in New York City in 1879. Today, the office is situated in the heart of the Financial District. More than 550 lawyers in the New York office work with S&C lawyers in offices around the world. Together they conduct leading global practices in securities, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, criminal defense and investigations, banking, commercial real estate, project finance, tax, and estates and personal. The Firm's expertise is extended by numerous intergroup areas of expertise, such as restructuring and bankruptcy, intellectual property, investment companies and international trade.

Location and Practice Areas Wise Attorney Count:

Total Offices: 12

Total Attorneys: 765

Total number of Attorneys in this Practice Area:

Practice Areas No. of Attorneys
Bankruptcy 5
Corporate 119
Education 3
Environmental and Land Use 1
ERISA/Executive Compensation 3
Insurance Coverage 2
IP 12
Labor & Employment 1
Litigation 207
Real Estate 9
Tax 24
Trusts and Estates 13

Practice Area Rankings by Region




District of Columbia

France (General)


New South Wales

New York


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