A&O continues US corporate growth with Shearman hire
Allen & Overy (A&O) has recruited M&A partner Stephen Besen from Shearman & Sterling in New York.
A corporate veteran, Besen has been at Shearman for 17 years. Prior to that he was at Weil Gotshal & Manges, where he began his career in 1984.
Just three months ago A&O also rehired corporate partner Paul Burns, who left the firm in 2007 for in-house positions.