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Starting at S&C means lifetime membership in a global community of world-class professionals. An important resource available to all lawyers who join S&C—whether they pursue partnership or another path—is the Firm’s Career and Alumni Resource Center. The Resource Center’s services are available to all of our lawyers at any point in their careers, from their first day at the Firm through retirement, and include:

  • Customized career counseling in support of your personal career objectives
  • Facilitated access to the Firm’s alumni, clients, colleagues and friends
  • Placements with legal and non-legal employers
  • Networking opportunities at business seminars and social events

“Having S&C on your resume opens almost any door in the country.”
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In the last five years, some of the paths our associates have followed include:

Government
  • California Attorney General’s Office – Deputy Attorney General, Government Law Section
  • Competition Bureau of Canada – Competition Law Officer
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) – Senior Economist
  • Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) – Head of Global Tax
  • District Attorney’s Office (multiple jurisdictions) – Assistant District Attorney
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) – Supervisory Counsel
  • Federal Public Defender – Assistant Federal Defender
  • Federal Reserve Board – Senior Counsel
  • Joint Committee on Taxation – Legislation Counsel
  • Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office – Assistant Attorney General
  • National Economic Council – Special Assistant to the President
  • New York City Law Department – Assistant Corporation Counsel
  • Securities and Exchange Commission – Attorney
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office (multiple jurisdictions) – Assistant United States Attorney
  • U.S. Department of Defense – Attorney
  • U.S. Department of Justice – Trial Attorney
  • U.S. Department of the Treasury – Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Financial Markets
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission – Counsel to the Director, Division of Trading and Markets

Business and Technology (Legal Roles)
  • Amazon.com – Corporate Counsel
  • Bohler Engineering – General Counsel
  • Burlington Stores – Director, Corporate Counsel
  • CBS Corporation – Vice President, Senior Counsel
  • Deloitte – Assistant General Counsel
  • Expedia – Corporate Counsel, M&A
  • Justly – Corporate Counsel
  • Marsh & McLennan – Chief M&A Counsel
  • Mastercard – Senior Counsel, U.S. Regulatory and Public Policy
  • Medialink – Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs
  • Microsoft – Attorney, Cloud + Enterprise (Data Platform)
  • Occidental Petroleum – Senior Counsel
  • Paramount Pictures – Director, Business Affairs and Legal
  • Post Brothers Apartments – General Counsel
  • Priceline – Senior Corporate Counsel
  • Samsung Electronics – Senior Legal Counsel
  • ScreenHits – EVP, General Counsel
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment – Attorney, Legal Compliance
  • Sun Edison - Associate General Counsel for Litigation and Risk Mitigation
  • Tesla Motors – Senior Corporate Counsel
  • Twitter – Product Counsel
  • Viacom – Senior Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs
  • Visa – Counsel

Business and Technology (Non-Legal Roles)
  • All Points Broadband – Founder and CEO
  • Bazaarvoice – Sales Operations
  • Boston Consulting Group – Consultant
  • Comcast – Senior Director, Strategic Development
  • CONLON/Christie's International Real Estate – Broker Associate
  • Incisive Media – Reporter
  • McKinsey – Associate
  • Palantir – Communications Strategist
  • Tamecco – Director
  • TF Cornerstone – Associate
  • Yard Club – Account Manager

Finance and Private Equity (Legal Roles)
  • Aquiline Capital Partners – Chief Legal Officer
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch – Assistant General Counsel
  • Bank of New York Mellon – Managing Director and Managing Counsel, Office of Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs
  • Barclays Capital – Vice President, Litigation
  • Blue Pool Capital – General Counsel
  • Centerbridge Partners – Assistant General Counsel
  • Citigroup Global Markets – VP and Senior Counsel
  • General Electric Capital – Executive Counsel, Regulatory Affairs
  • Goldman Sachs – Vice President and Associate General Counsel
  • HSBC Bank – VP, Senior Legal Counsel - Regulatory & Law Enforcement Investigations
  • JPMorgan Chase – VP/Assistant General Counsel, Government Investigations & Regulatory Enforcement
  • Lazard Frères – Director of Legal Affairs
  • LionTree Advisors – General Counsel
  • Marlin Equity Partners – Associate General Counsel
  • Morgan Stanley – Vice President, Legal and Compliance
  • Oaktree Capital Management – Vice President, Legal
  • Och-Ziff Capital Management – Assistant General Counsel
  • Prudential Financial – Vice President, Corporate Counsel
  • Reservoir Capital Group – Associate General Counsel
  • Standard Chartered Bank – Director, Anti-Bribery and Corruption
  • Two Sigma – Vice President, Counsel

Finance and Private Equity (Non-Legal Roles)
  • American Realty Capital – Vice President
  • Apollo Global Management – Associate/Investment Side, Natural Resources Group
  • BMO Capital Markets – Vice President
  • Citi Institutional Clients Group – Associate
  • Credit Suisse – Director, Head of Strategic Advisory
  • Evercore Partners – Vice President
  • Innisfree M&A – Director
  • Jefferies – Vice President
  • Medley Capital – Vice President, Investment Team
  • Mercer Real Estate Partners – Head of Strategy and Research
  • Morgan Stanley – Vice President, Institutional Equities
  • Oceanwide Holdings – Vice President, International Business Development
  • Sessa Capital – Analyst
  • Sontag Advisory – Financial Advisor
  • Standard Chartered Bank – Relationship Manager

Entrepreneurship and Start-Ups
  • Betterment – General Counsel
  • Chorus Hospitality – Founder and CEO
  • CreditBridge – Co-Founder
  • Dora Coffee – Owner and Proprietor
  • Etsy – Product and Commercial Counsel
  • Hometeam – Director of Finance
  • IvyAchievement – Founder and CEO
  • Justly – Founder and CEO
  • Ketagalan Media – Co-Founder and Host
  • Linnect – Co-Founder
  • LLMetalworks – Founder and Metal Artist
  • Loadsmart – Co-Founder, Chief of Product & Innovation and GC
  • Share-Age – Co-Founder, Legal Counsel
  • Ten Thousand – Co-Founder and COO
  • Thirst Juice – Co-Founder
  • Thumbtack – Co-Founder
  • WeWork – Employment, Compensation and Benefits Counsel

Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs)
  • Achievement First – Senior Counsel
  • AltSchool – Associate General Counsel
  • Bronx Legal Services – Staff Attorney, Housing Unit
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park – Assistant General Counsel
  • Cassia Foundation – Assistant Vice President and General Counsel
  • Families for Excellent Schools – General Counsel
  • Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria – Legal Officer
  • How I Decide Foundation – Director of Operations
  • The MITRE Corporation – Senior Software Engineer
  • New York Public Radio – Counsel
  • Sophia’s Strays – Founder and President
  • South Brooklyn Legal Services – Staff Attorney
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees – Associate Protection Officer, Nigeria
  • U.S. Chamber Litigation Center – Counsel
  • World Bank – Advisor, Office of the U.S. Executive Director

Academia and University Positions
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law – Adjunct Professor, Trial Advocacy
  • Columbia Law School – Associate in Law
  • Columbia University Teachers College – Research Assistant, Urban Refugee Education
  • Cornell University Law School – Assistant Clinical Professor of Law
  • Duke University School of Law – Lecturing Fellow
  • Indiana University – Assistant Professor of Business Law
  • Georgetown University Law Center – Research Fellow
  • Hofstra Law School – Visiting Assistant Professor of Legal Writing
  • Long Island University – Assistant Counsel
  • NYU School of Law – Executive Director, Center on Law and Security
  • Rutgers School of Law – Associate Professor
  • UC Irvine School of Law – Assistant Professor
  • UCLA School of Law – Assistant Professor
  • UT Austin Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis – Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • University of Houston Law Center – Senior Specialist, Career Development Office

Law Firms
  • Global, national and regional firms in markets including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Philadelphia, San Diego, Seattle, Abu Dhabi, Montreal, Mexico City, Singapore and Tel Aviv
  • Boutique law firms worldwide

 

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