A&O continues US corporate growth with Shearman hire

July 4, 2018 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.

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