Shearman & Sterling Defers Associates, Offers Stipend

Law360, New York (November 4, 2009, 4:24 PM EST) -- Shearman & Sterling LLP has told its 2009 summer associates that it will delay their start dates until the fall of 2011 and provide them with a $65,000 stipend for the deferral year.

Although specific start dates have not been determined, associates will start no later than Oct. 31, 2011, the firm said in a letter sent to associates on Tuesday.

“Although economic conditions appear to be improving and we are encouraged by the current activity levels at the firm, in order to provide you with...
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