Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is one of the world’s leading international law firms with offices in New York, Beijing, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, São Paulo, Seoul, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. Established in 1884, the Firm currently has more than 850 lawyers. On a world-wide basis, the Firm provides coordinated legal advice on the largest and most complex corporate transactions and litigation matters in industries which include financial services, insurance, power and natural resources, consumer products, services, technology, telecommunications, media, pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the Firm’s practice.
The Firm has a robust Pro Bono Program, billing over 70,000 hours annually in areas including immigration, housing, family law, criminal defense, protection of the environment, civil and human rights, and the support of micro entrepreneurs and nonprofits in the United States and abroad. We represent clients ranging from low-income individuals from countries all over the world to nonprofit organizations that support low income communities. We also partner with organizations on impact litigation and provide research and other advocacy to support a multitude of public interest efforts.
The Firm also runs two ongoing, 4-month corporate externships and a 1-year Public Service Fellowship Program. For more details on these and other programs, see http://www.simpsonthacher.com/practice_probono.htm.