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Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.

The epitome of excellence in legal services, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is a top-notch legal firm that sets the standard. They're the obvious choice with talented lawyers, a fantastic work culture, strong leadership, and seamless operations. I wholeheartedly recommend them.
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About Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

For over 135 years, Simpson Thacher has been a source of trusted counsel for some of the world's most innovative companies. With ten offices, over 1,000 lawyers, and 32 major practice areas, the Firm is one of the largest and most respected law firms in the world. From its founding principle, the success of Simpson Thacher has been driven by the success of its clients.The lawyers at the Firm bring a deep understanding of the business objectives of their clients, and strive to provide smart solutions to the critical commercial challenges they face. By sharing knowledge across practices and regions, Simpson Thacher helps their clients not only mitigate risk, but also uncover opportunities.The Firm is home to many lawyers who have dedicated their entire careers to collaborating with clients on their business objectives, and the expertise of the entire Firm is brought to bear on each client. This commitment has earned Simpson Thacher a reputation as a premier law firm that is consistently ranked among the world's leading firms in publications such as Chambers, Bloomberg, Refinitiv, The Legal 500, IFLR and American Lawyer.

Office Description:

From its worldwide headquarters in Manhattan, Simpson Thacher has been serving clients since 1884. In our earliest days, we advised the railroads, which in turn bred nascent practices in energy and commodities?and in the ensuing decades had a direct hand in the industries that transformed New York City into the financial nucleus of the nation. Today we provide our clients with a full array of general corporate and litigation services. Our New York office?the Firm's largest?advises the full complement of clients: from investment banks and other financial institutions, to private equity sponsors and asset managers, to large, multi-national corporations and small, private companies, to educational and philanthropic institutions, as well as individuals. Top Rankings Recognized in 55 Chambers USA 2020 practice categories We provide legal services across a range of industries and practices and have become distinguished market leaders in many disciplines such as cross-border finance, mergers and acquisitions, private fund formation, real estate and litigation. Fundamentally we strive to put the collective experience of the Firm to work for each client's commercial goals. That was true 130 years ago?and it is just as true now.

Location and Practice Areas Wise Attorney Count:

Total Offices: 11

Total Attorneys: 1239

Total Office Wise Attorneys:

Locations No. of Attorneys
Houston, TX 61
Los Angeles, CA 76
New York City, NY 660
Palo Alto, CA 79
Washington, DC 108

Total number of Attorneys in this Practice Area:

Practice Areas No. of Attorneys
Bankruptcy 7
Corporate 593
Energy and Oil & Gas 2
Environmental and Land Use 3
ERISA/Executive Compensation 41
Finance - Banking 53
Government 1
Health Care 1
Insurance Coverage 1
IP 5
Labor & Employment 3
Litigation 170
Real Estate 40
Tax 33
Trusts and Estates 10

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