Alan Bickerstaff

Emerging Growth Partner, Shearman & Sterling

Alan Bickerstaff is a partner in the Emerging Growth, Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions practices. 

He represents entrepreneurs and public and private emerging growth companies on private equity and venture capital financings, public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, formation, operations and corporate governance matters and securities law reporting and compliance matters. 

Alan represents companies in the FinTech, technology, media, telecommunications, medical device and life sciences, consumer products, energy and renewable energy industries. He also represented numerous institutional investors in venture capital financings and private equity transactions as well as underwriters in public securities offerings. 

He is quoted in the press, and is a frequent speaker and author, on venture capital financings, startups, IPOs and securities laws matters. 

Additionally, Alan is engaged with the Shearman & Sterling’s FinTech Foundry, a program designed to promote community support and networking, share insights and thought leadership, and deliver advice and mentorship to the FinTech ecosystem globally.