Sullivan & Cromwell is a law firm with a long and storied history. Founded in 1879 by Algernon Sullivan and William Cromwell, the firm was on hand for the foundation of both General Electric in 1882 and United States Steel in 1901. Today, Sullivan & Cromwell has about 800 lawyers in four US and eight international offices. It focuses on advising companies on mergers and acquisitions and on corporate law for industrial, commercial, and financial clients, more than half of which are located abroad. Sullivan & Cromwell's clients include industrial and commercial companies, financial services firms, private funds, governments, educational and charitable institutions, and individuals, estates and trusts.
Sullivan & Cromwell operates around the world through 12 offices in Beijing; Frankfurt; Hong Kong; London; Los Angeles; Melbourne; New York; Palo Alto, California; Paris; Sydney; Tokyo; and Washington, DC. – less