Global Managing Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP


David Beveridge is a leading lawyer in capital markets, with recognition from Chambers Global, The Legal 500, and Who’s Who Legal. David served as Managing Partner – Americas before assuming his current position.

Shearman & Sterling has a variety of diversity programs, including the 1L LCLD Scholars Program, a diversity guest lecture series, inclusion network events, and an international associate program. The firm does pro bono work for groups around the world and has legal outreach programs for minority youth. Shearman has been recognized for diversity by the Human Rights Campaign, American Lawyer, the National Law Journal, the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, and many others. 

Joined LCLD 2009

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2019: Cody Wright; 2018: Mikael Abye; 2017: Derrick Lott; 2016: Barbara Edwards; 2015: Emeka Charles Chinwuba; 2014: Dana C.F. Kromm; 2013: Jessica K. Delbaum; 2012: Heather Lamberg Kafele; 2011: Paula H. Anderson

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2019: Lisseth Rincon Manzano; 2018: Yoon-jee Kim; 2017: Jackson Murley

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2018: Alex Polsky, Alessandra Rosales; 2017: Gabrielle Goodrow, Matthew Kelleher; 2016: Andrew Maury, Brittney Nagle; 2015: Jeremy Bunting, Estefania Souza; 2014: Synne Chapman; 2013: Khadijah Robinson 2012: Jacqueline G. Diaz

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2013

Annual Meeting (2017)

Member: David Beveridge

Diversity Professionals: Jessica ShillitoDenise Grant, John Cannon

Communications: Amy Malsin