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Highly regarded

Bar admissions:

New York


New York
United States

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Industry sectors:

Financial services

George Casey is head of Shearman & Sterling’s Global Mergers & Acquisitions Group and an elected member of the firm’s Policy Committee. Mr. Casey has extensive experience in U.S. domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, venture capital financings, strategic investments and joint venture transactions, representing many of the largest U.S. and non-U.S. corporate and investment banking clients. From 2002 through 2005, Mr. Casey was based in the firm’s London office.


Mr. Casey has been recognized and recommended as a leading M&A practitioner by Chambers Global, Chambers USA, Legal 500 US, IFLR1000 and PLC Which Lawyer? and has been named to the Global M&A Network’s “Top 50: Global M&A Lawyers” list.


Mr. Casey is also a Lecturer in Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he teaches a course in mergers and acquisitions. He has also given guest lectures on US M&A at l’École de Droit de la Sorbonne – Université Paris I.

• Mergers & Acquisitions

• State Controlled Companies/Sovereign Wealth Funds

• Mining & Metals

• Media & Entertainment

• Petrochemicals

• Healthcare

• Financial Institutions

Boston University, J.D., 1994, cum laude

University of Kiev, Diploma in International Law (with honors), 1984