Shearman & Sterling | Fintech 2020 | About Us
This links to the home page

About Us

Through FinTech Foundry by Shearman, the firm is committed to supporting FinTech startups and entrepreneurs shaping the future of financial services. With a cross-practice team of industry and thought leaders, Shearman & Sterling is able to support the FinTech-related initiatives of our clients and the wider FinTech ecosystem on a cross-border basis.

Diversity and Inclusion

In the legal and FinTech communities, Shearman & Sterling is an active supporter of organizations and programming that promote the inclusion, advancement and professional development of historically under-represented groups. As such, the firm collaborates with clients, nonprofit organizations, industry bodies, bar associations, community groups and pipeline programs that share our commitment to helping people of all backgrounds achieve academic and professional excellence. Additionally, through our pro bono work, the firm partners with a variety of organizations that advocate on behalf of underserved communities of color and other vulnerable groups.

We are committed to attracting, retaining and advancing a diverse population of top lawyers and professionals. We understand the importance of embracing cultural and personal differences in order to work successfully in today’s global marketplace. We encourage our lawyers and business services professionals to bring their diverse backgrounds – of different cultures, ethnicities, orientations and beliefs – to Shearman & Sterling and to leverage their unique viewpoints to help tackle the most sophisticated legal matters.

Learn more about Shearman & Sterling’s Diversity & Inclusion initiatives.

Our Commitment to Supporting the Next Generation of FinTech Entrepreneurs

finrise logo FinTech Foundry by Shearman is proud to be a part of FinRise, a Plaid program to support early-stage founders that are Black, Indigenous or People of Color. As part of our partnership, we provide pro bono legal advice, support and mentoring to startups who were chosen to participate in the FinRise program through a competitive selection process. Let's build the future of fintech.