A&O Shearman | Navigate | Tools for emerging growth companies | Our Offering
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Our Offering

At Navigate by Shearman, we offer clients the highest level of legal expertise, business acumen and strategic thinking, coupled with the ability to tap unparalleled financial industry relationships and the resources of a global firm. This intersection allows us to be nimble and laser-focused, offering tailored, cutting-edge solutions to companies along the continuum of their needs and challenges. From early-stage to exit, we offer scalability to clients as their needs change over time, navigating them through institutional financings, capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, intellectual property, litigation, compensation, governance & ERISA and other complex areas.

Who We Are Advising

Working with startups, high-growth companies, investors and financial institutions across the entrepreneurial ecosystem, we foster innovation from local markets to the most vital business environments across the globe.

Early to late-stage companies in a broad array of industries:

  • AI
  • B2B & B2C
  • Consumer Products
  • Cyber & Data Security
  • Defense Technology
  • Ecommerce
  • Ed Tech 
  • Energy Services & Energy Technologies
  • FinTech
  • Food & Beverage
  • Gaming & VR
  • Insurance Technology
  • Healthcare Technology
  • Internet & Social Media
  • Life Sciences
  • Marketing & Email Services
  • Medical Device
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Real Estate Services & Technology
  • Renewable Energy
  • Retail
  • Semiconductor
  • Software & SaaS
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation
  • Wearable Technology


  • Corporate Venture Capital Firms
  • Growth Equity Funds
  • Private Equity Funds
  • Sovereign Wealth Funds
  • Venture Capitalists

How We’re Advising

  • Company Formation
  • Equity or Debt Capital Raising
  • Executive Compensation and Equity Structures
  • International Expansion
  • IP Protection
  • IPOs and Capital Markets
  • Mergers and/or Acquisitions
  • Operations Corporate Governance
  • Privacy and Data Protection
  • Regulation
  • Securities Law Reporting and Compliance Matters
  • Tax