Nature of practice and clients
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 130 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 US and non-US entities. They include:
- Industrial and commercial companies.
- Financial institutions.
- Private funds.
- Charitable and cultural institutions.
- 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 approximately 800 lawyers who serve clients around the world through a network of 12 offices, located in leading financial centers in Asia, Australia, Europe and the United States. The Firm is headquartered in New York.
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP125 Broad StreetNew York, NY 10004-2498USAT +1 212 558 4000F +1 212 558 3588More offices
1700 New York Avenue, NWWashington, D.C. 20006-5215USAT+1 202 956 7500F+1 202 293 6330
1888 Century ParkEast Los Angeles, CA 90067-1725USAT+1 310 712 6600F+1 310 712 8800
1870 Embarcadero RoadPalo Alto, CA 94303-3308USAT+1 650 461 5600F+1 650 461 5600
Suite 501, China World Office 1One Jianguo Menwai AvenueOne Jianguo Menwai AvenueP.R. ChinaT+86 10 5923 5900F+86 10 5923 5950
28th Floor, Nine Queen’s Road CentralHong KongT+852 2826 8688F+852 2522 2280
Otemachi First SquareEast Tower 16F5-1, Otemachi 1-chomeChiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0004JapanT+81 3 3213 6140F+81 3 3213 6470
101 Collins StreetMelbourne, Victoria 3000AustraliaSydneyT+61 3 9654 1500F+61 3 9654 2422
Level 27, The Chifley Tower, 2 Chifley SquareSydney, New South Wales 2000AustraliaT+61 2 8227 6700F+61 2 8227 6750
1 New Fetter LaneLondonEC4A 1ANEnglandT+44 20 7959 8900F+44 20 7959 8950
24, rue Jean Goujon75008 ParisFranceT+33 1 7304 1000F+33 1 7304 1010
Neue Mainzer Strasse 5260311 Frankfurt am MainGermanyT+49 69 4272 5200F+49 69 4272 5210