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on Schulte, Roth, & Zabel

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  • - Compensation
  • - Billing Rates
  • - Lateral Partner Moves
  • - Pro bono
  • - Key Contacts

Schulte, Roth, & Zabel

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  • Gross Revenues: N/A
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: N/A
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  • Year Over Year Change: 0

Firm Rankings

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Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 NR N/A Gross revenue
NLJ 250 NR N/A Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard NR N/A Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard NR N/A Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Dealmakers of the Year: Standout Lawyers in Tough Times

Ross Todd : The American Lawyer : January 31, 2014

The lawyers behind the most innovative corporate work, plus the details of the transactions they negotiated.

Ex-Schulte Lawyer Answers Ex-Girlfriend's Battery Suit

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 25, 2014

A month after losing his job as a Schulte Roth & Zabel associate amid a former girlfriend's accusations of battery and infliction of emotional distress, Samir Tabar calls the suit against him "baseless" in counterclaims filed Monday. Tabar also claims his ex-girlfriend harassed both him and his current fiancée, a DJ who filed a separate suit Monday against Tabar's accuser.

New Deals

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2014

Two competing clothiers put an end to a months-long standoff on Tuesday with Jos. A. Bank agreeing to be bought by Men's Wearhouse in a cash deal worth $1.8 billion. Also, an investor group led by Cerberus Capital Management has struck a deal to acquire grocery store chain Safeway for roughly $9 billion in the largest leveraged buyout so far this year.

Ex-Sidley Partner's Slide Into Receipt Scam Detailed

Sara Randazzo : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2014

Why would prominent art world attorney Ralph Lerner risk his reputation by improperly charging hundreds of personal car service rides to client accounts? In thousands of pages of documents contained in his public discipline file, the outlines of an explanation begin to emerge.

Judge Orders Mediation for Horace Mann and Insurer

Suevon Lee : New York Law Journal : January 10, 2014

A commercial division judge, suggesting that the case may not have the legs to require further litigation, has ordered mediation for the parties embroiled in an insurance coverage battle over a preparatory school's decision to settle sexual abuse allegations with two former students.

Horace Mann Insurance Coverage Dispute Sent Into Mediation

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : January 07, 2014

A Manhattan Supreme Court judge Thursday ordered mediation for the parties embroiled in an insurance coverage battle over a preparatory school's decision to settle sexual abuse allegations with two former students.

Albertsons Taps Top-Shelf Antitrust Lawyers

Jenna Greene : Legal Times : January 07, 2014

Albertsons LLC has tapped a team of Dechert partners led by Paul Denis and James Fishkin—as well as Baker Botts partner Christopher MacAvoy and Schulte Roth & Zabel's Michael Swartz—to win antitrust approval of its $9 billion acquisition of rival grocer Safeway Inc.

Are Private Companies' Liability Risks Adequately Insured?

Howard B. Epstein and Theodore A. Keyes : New York Law Journal : January 04, 2014

In their Corporate Insurance Law column, Schulte Roth & Zabel's Howard B. Epstein and Theodore A. Keyes write: We live in a litigious society and, as a result, many publicly owned companies may view litigation costs and insurance premiums as simply costs of doing business. In many respects, private companies face risks similar to those faced by public companies, yet they may not take the same approach with regard to insurance. A recent survey suggests that many private companies are not adequately insured.

Banks Is Leaving Legal Aid for a City Position

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : January 03, 2014

Steven Banks, who has been attorney-in-chief of the New York City Legal Aid Society since 2004, was named commissioner of the city's Human Resources Administration by Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 24, 2014

Geoffrey Willis joins the Brown Rudnick's environmental and real estate practices in the Irvine, Calif., office. Plus more law firm movers in this week's column.

Federal Bankruptcy Judge to Join Global Law Firm

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 20, 2014

After presiding over the largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history, former Southern District Bankruptcy Judge James Peck will become co-chairman of Morrison & Foerster's global business-restructuring and insolvency group.

The Churn: MoFo Lands Judge Peck, Plus More Lateral Moves

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 19, 2014

MoFo hires the federal bankruptcy judge who oversaw Lehman Brothers' Chapter 11 case; nine securitization and structured finance attorneys leave Jones Day to join Chapman and Cutler; and Latham adds its third private equity partner from Clifford Chance in the past year.

Party Seeks Ramos' Recusal in Horace Mann Suit

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : January 13, 2014

Insurers who have refused to indemnify Horace Mann School for a $1.05 million settlement of sexual abuse claims by former students have asked Justice Charles Ramos to recuse himself from the dispute, saying that his status as an alumnus "casts doubt" on his impartiality.

Ramos' Ties to Private School Prompts Recusal Motion

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : January 12, 2014

Lawyers at Patton Boggs have asked Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Charles Ramos to recuse himself from an insurance dispute arising out of Horace Mann School's settlement of sexual abuse claims by former students, saying that his status as an alumnus 'casts doubt' on his impartiality.

The Churn: L&E Defections at Paul Hastings, Plus More Lateral Moves

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 07, 2014

Three New York–based Paul Hastings labor and employment partners jump to Proskauer Rose, and a fourth joins Ogletree in Atlanta; Foley & Lardner adds two partners and an of counsel in Miami; and a Kirkland partner becomes chair of Winston & Strawn's West Coast private equity practice.

Schulte Parts Ways With Associate Accused of Battery In Suit

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 06, 2014

Schulte Roth & Zabel has parted ways with associate Samir Tabar, who was accused of battery and infliction of emotional distress in a suit filed Wednesday by a former girlfriend who claims he was "emotionally and physically abusive" during a three-year relationship that resulted in her being diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

New York Sees Growth in Partner Promotions

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 03, 2014

A survey of New York's largest firms shows a slight uptick in the number of lawyers promoted to partner last year. The number of new partners firmwide at remained almost even from the number in 2012.

A Dozen New Partners at Bradley Arant, All of Them Men

Sara Randazzo : The Am Law Daily : January 23, 2014

Birmingham–based Bradley Arant Boult Cummings welcomed 12 of its attorneys to the firm's partnership last week, none of them women. So far, seven Am Law 200 firm have announced new partner classes this year made up entirely of men.

Marketplace

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 22, 2014

Almost a decade after opening on Columbus Circle across from the southwestern edge of New York City's Central Park, the Time Warner Center is set to be sold by its namesake inhabitant to an investor group that helped construct the 55-story edifice.

As Many Am Law Firms Get Top LGBT Score, Some Don't Rate at All

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 21, 2014

Released last month, the Human Rights Campaign's 2014 Corporate Equality Index gave perfect scores to 81 Am Law 200 firms based on the quality of their LGBT-related policies. At the same time, more than 60 firms failed to make the HRC list after not participating in the group's survey.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 21, 2014

New additions and promotions at fourteen firms.

Fried Frank, Paul Weiss Lead on Time Warner Center Sale

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 17, 2014

The Am Law 100 firms—well versed on the subject of Manhattan's pricey commercial real estate—are advising media giant Time Warner Inc. on the $1.3 billion sale of its Columbus Circle headquarters to an investor group. The deal has also yielded roles for Gibson Dunn, Kirkland, Schulte Roth, Sidley Austin and Skadden.

Insurers Accuse Prep School of 'Quick' and 'Unapproved' Settlement

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : January 16, 2014

Recently filed court papers allege that an elite college preparatory school was more interested in protecting its reputation than abiding by insurance policy coverage requirements in the wake of a major expose detailing sexual abuse at the school.

FTC Approves Three Mergers With Conditions

Jenna Greene : Legal Times : January 27, 2013

The Federal Trade Commission will end the year with a bang, requiring divestitures to approve three pending mergers, including Fidelity National Financial Inc.'s $2.9 billion purchase of Lender Processing Services Inc.

Am Law 100 Firms Snap Up Red Lobster Work

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 23, 2013

Kramer Levin, Latham & Watkins, and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz are advising on a battle between activist hedge funds and the management of Darden Restaurants, owner of the Red Lobster, Oliver Garden and Capital Grille brands. While Darden announced last week its plans to spin off the Red Lobster chain, some investors want a complete breakup of the company.

Rising Litigation Over Unpaid Interns

Samuel Estreicher and Mark E. Brossman : New York Law Journal : January 23, 2013

Samuel Estreicher, the Dwight D. Opperman Professor of Law at New York University School of Law and of counsel to Schulte Roth & Zabel, and Mark E. Brossman, a partner at Schulte Roth, write: In view of the recent rise in litigation related to whether interns must be paid at least a minimum wage to comply with the wage-hour laws, employers are beginning to reconsider their commitment to internship programs.

Representation of Indigent Will Go to Trial, Judge Says

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : January 18, 2013

A lawsuit challenging the way New York State represents indigent criminal defendants will go to trial in Albany Supreme Court.

Cahill Tops Cravath Bonuses; Others Reward Top Billers

Sara Randazzo : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2013

Cahill Gordon & Reindel told its associates Friday that they will receive bonuses this year that range from $10,000 to $25,000 above the market scale established by Cravath, Swaine & Moore. Kaye Scholer and Schulte Roth & Zabel, meanwhile, plan to treat their highest-billing associates to bonuses beyond the $10,000-to-$60,000 standard.

Key Rulings Concerning Cleanup of Former Grumman Sites

Howard B. Epstein and Theodore A. Keyes : New York Law Journal : January 11, 2013

In their Corporate Insurance Law column, Howard B. Epstein and Theodore A. Keyes of Schulte Roth & Zabel analyze a recent decision involving remediation of environmental contamination claims that addresses several important issues including the scope of the insurer's defense obligation where only some claims are potentially covered, reporting of claims in the context of consecutive claims-made policies and late notice of claims and occurrences.

Gibson Dunn Told to Turn Over Notes for In Camera Review

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 29, 2013

Gibson Dunn, which is not a party to the defamation suit against its former client, argued that its witness interview notes conducted during an internal investigation for the client were the firm's internal work product and thus protected from discovery.

Arbitration Agreements Waiving FLSA Collective Actions

Samuel Estreicher and Holly H. Weiss : New York Law Journal : January 08, 2013

In their Arbitration column, Samuel Estreicher, a professor at New York University School of Law and of counsel to Schulte Roth & Zabel, and Holly H. Weiss, a partner at Schulte Roth, write: The Second Circuit has extended the Supreme Court's pro-arbitration jurisprudence to the labor and employment context through 'Parisi,' 'Sutherland,' and 'Raniere.' Employers and employees can expect courts in this circuit routinely to uphold arbitration agreements that, while they preclude class or collective actions, authorize the arbitrator to apply statutory law and statutory remedies for any violation and do not impose high arbitral forum or arbitrator fees.

Marketplace

Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : January 06, 2013

The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of New York is closing on the sale of five of six of its Brooklyn properties for $375 million. Also, Global One Real Estate Fund has acquired the Promenade Apartments, a state-administered Mitchell-Lama building, at 150 W. 225 St., for $18.5 million.

The Experts

: New York Law Journal : January 30, 2013

The New York Law Journal thanks our legal columnists who have been contributing to the Law Journal from the 1960s to the present day.

Fees Upheld Despite Rejection of Bankruptcy Plan

John Caher : New York Law Journal : January 29, 2013

"A court does not determine reasonableness through hindsight or penalize counsel simply because it rendered services prosecuting an application that failed or opposing one that succeeded," Judge Stuart Bernstein wrote in rejecting the U.S. Trustee's objection to a $31 million fee request.

Private Equity Ties Yield Roles for Top Firms

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 24, 2013

Clifford Chance, Kirkland & Ellis, Schulte Roth, Simpson Thacher, and Weil, Gotshal & Manges are queuing up to the private equity pipeline to advise on a handful of deals by top buyout shops. The transactions, which come as many private investment firms embark on a major fundraising drive, reveal the close ties between such law firms and their PE clients.

More Profiles ::

IN-DEPTH RESEARCH REPORT
on Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

  • - Financial Information
  • - Compensation
  • - Billing Rates
  • - Lateral Partner Moves
  • - Pro bono
  • - Key Contacts

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 351
  • Gross Revenues: $370,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,055,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $2,105,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -3

Schulte Roth & Zabel is a New York-based law firm, with an office in London and an office in Washington, D.C. With $373,000,000 in gross revenue in fiscal year 2010, the firm ranked 74th on The American Lawyer's 2011 Am Law 100 revenue rankings. The firm ranked 94th on the 2011 Global 100 survey of law firms worldwide. 2004 marked the firm's first appearance on the Global 100. Its 406 attorneys placed the firm 109th on the National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250 rankings of U.S. firms based on size. Schulte Roth is a business law firm with an expertise in investment management and hedge funds. The firm's practice is organized into thirteen areas, including corporate, litigation, real estate, tax, employment and employee benefits, environmental law, and intellectual property.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 78 -3 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 78 -3 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 119 -10 Lawyer head count
The A-List 28 7 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 47 60 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 42 -4 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 122 0 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 28 -24 Summer programs

In the News

Dealmakers of the Year: Standout Lawyers in Tough Times

Ross Todd : The American Lawyer : January 31, 2014

The lawyers behind the most innovative corporate work, plus the details of the transactions they negotiated.

Ex-Schulte Lawyer Answers Ex-Girlfriend's Battery Suit

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 25, 2014

A month after losing his job as a Schulte Roth & Zabel associate amid a former girlfriend's accusations of battery and infliction of emotional distress, Samir Tabar calls the suit against him "baseless" in counterclaims filed Monday. Tabar also claims his ex-girlfriend harassed both him and his current fiancée, a DJ who filed a separate suit Monday against Tabar's accuser.

New Deals

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2014

Two competing clothiers put an end to a months-long standoff on Tuesday with Jos. A. Bank agreeing to be bought by Men's Wearhouse in a cash deal worth $1.8 billion. Also, an investor group led by Cerberus Capital Management has struck a deal to acquire grocery store chain Safeway for roughly $9 billion in the largest leveraged buyout so far this year.

Ex-Sidley Partner's Slide Into Receipt Scam Detailed

Sara Randazzo : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2014

Why would prominent art world attorney Ralph Lerner risk his reputation by improperly charging hundreds of personal car service rides to client accounts? In thousands of pages of documents contained in his public discipline file, the outlines of an explanation begin to emerge.

Judge Orders Mediation for Horace Mann and Insurer

Suevon Lee : New York Law Journal : January 10, 2014

A commercial division judge, suggesting that the case may not have the legs to require further litigation, has ordered mediation for the parties embroiled in an insurance coverage battle over a preparatory school's decision to settle sexual abuse allegations with two former students.

Horace Mann Insurance Coverage Dispute Sent Into Mediation

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : January 07, 2014

A Manhattan Supreme Court judge Thursday ordered mediation for the parties embroiled in an insurance coverage battle over a preparatory school's decision to settle sexual abuse allegations with two former students.

Albertsons Taps Top-Shelf Antitrust Lawyers

Jenna Greene : Legal Times : January 07, 2014

Albertsons LLC has tapped a team of Dechert partners led by Paul Denis and James Fishkin—as well as Baker Botts partner Christopher MacAvoy and Schulte Roth & Zabel's Michael Swartz—to win antitrust approval of its $9 billion acquisition of rival grocer Safeway Inc.

Are Private Companies' Liability Risks Adequately Insured?

Howard B. Epstein and Theodore A. Keyes : New York Law Journal : January 04, 2014

In their Corporate Insurance Law column, Schulte Roth & Zabel's Howard B. Epstein and Theodore A. Keyes write: We live in a litigious society and, as a result, many publicly owned companies may view litigation costs and insurance premiums as simply costs of doing business. In many respects, private companies face risks similar to those faced by public companies, yet they may not take the same approach with regard to insurance. A recent survey suggests that many private companies are not adequately insured.

Banks Is Leaving Legal Aid for a City Position

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : January 03, 2014

Steven Banks, who has been attorney-in-chief of the New York City Legal Aid Society since 2004, was named commissioner of the city's Human Resources Administration by Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 24, 2014

Geoffrey Willis joins the Brown Rudnick's environmental and real estate practices in the Irvine, Calif., office. Plus more law firm movers in this week's column.

Federal Bankruptcy Judge to Join Global Law Firm

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 20, 2014

After presiding over the largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history, former Southern District Bankruptcy Judge James Peck will become co-chairman of Morrison & Foerster's global business-restructuring and insolvency group.

The Churn: MoFo Lands Judge Peck, Plus More Lateral Moves

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 19, 2014

MoFo hires the federal bankruptcy judge who oversaw Lehman Brothers' Chapter 11 case; nine securitization and structured finance attorneys leave Jones Day to join Chapman and Cutler; and Latham adds its third private equity partner from Clifford Chance in the past year.

Party Seeks Ramos' Recusal in Horace Mann Suit

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : January 13, 2014

Insurers who have refused to indemnify Horace Mann School for a $1.05 million settlement of sexual abuse claims by former students have asked Justice Charles Ramos to recuse himself from the dispute, saying that his status as an alumnus "casts doubt" on his impartiality.

Ramos' Ties to Private School Prompts Recusal Motion

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : January 12, 2014

Lawyers at Patton Boggs have asked Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Charles Ramos to recuse himself from an insurance dispute arising out of Horace Mann School's settlement of sexual abuse claims by former students, saying that his status as an alumnus 'casts doubt' on his impartiality.

The Churn: L&E Defections at Paul Hastings, Plus More Lateral Moves

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 07, 2014

Three New York–based Paul Hastings labor and employment partners jump to Proskauer Rose, and a fourth joins Ogletree in Atlanta; Foley & Lardner adds two partners and an of counsel in Miami; and a Kirkland partner becomes chair of Winston & Strawn's West Coast private equity practice.

Schulte Parts Ways With Associate Accused of Battery In Suit

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 06, 2014

Schulte Roth & Zabel has parted ways with associate Samir Tabar, who was accused of battery and infliction of emotional distress in a suit filed Wednesday by a former girlfriend who claims he was "emotionally and physically abusive" during a three-year relationship that resulted in her being diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

New York Sees Growth in Partner Promotions

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 03, 2014

A survey of New York's largest firms shows a slight uptick in the number of lawyers promoted to partner last year. The number of new partners firmwide at remained almost even from the number in 2012.

A Dozen New Partners at Bradley Arant, All of Them Men

Sara Randazzo : The Am Law Daily : January 23, 2014

Birmingham–based Bradley Arant Boult Cummings welcomed 12 of its attorneys to the firm's partnership last week, none of them women. So far, seven Am Law 200 firm have announced new partner classes this year made up entirely of men.

Marketplace

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 22, 2014

Almost a decade after opening on Columbus Circle across from the southwestern edge of New York City's Central Park, the Time Warner Center is set to be sold by its namesake inhabitant to an investor group that helped construct the 55-story edifice.

As Many Am Law Firms Get Top LGBT Score, Some Don't Rate at All

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 21, 2014

Released last month, the Human Rights Campaign's 2014 Corporate Equality Index gave perfect scores to 81 Am Law 200 firms based on the quality of their LGBT-related policies. At the same time, more than 60 firms failed to make the HRC list after not participating in the group's survey.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 21, 2014

New additions and promotions at fourteen firms.

Fried Frank, Paul Weiss Lead on Time Warner Center Sale

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 17, 2014

The Am Law 100 firms—well versed on the subject of Manhattan's pricey commercial real estate—are advising media giant Time Warner Inc. on the $1.3 billion sale of its Columbus Circle headquarters to an investor group. The deal has also yielded roles for Gibson Dunn, Kirkland, Schulte Roth, Sidley Austin and Skadden.

Insurers Accuse Prep School of 'Quick' and 'Unapproved' Settlement

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : January 16, 2014

Recently filed court papers allege that an elite college preparatory school was more interested in protecting its reputation than abiding by insurance policy coverage requirements in the wake of a major expose detailing sexual abuse at the school.

FTC Approves Three Mergers With Conditions

Jenna Greene : Legal Times : January 27, 2013

The Federal Trade Commission will end the year with a bang, requiring divestitures to approve three pending mergers, including Fidelity National Financial Inc.'s $2.9 billion purchase of Lender Processing Services Inc.

Am Law 100 Firms Snap Up Red Lobster Work

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 23, 2013

Kramer Levin, Latham & Watkins, and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz are advising on a battle between activist hedge funds and the management of Darden Restaurants, owner of the Red Lobster, Oliver Garden and Capital Grille brands. While Darden announced last week its plans to spin off the Red Lobster chain, some investors want a complete breakup of the company.

Rising Litigation Over Unpaid Interns

Samuel Estreicher and Mark E. Brossman : New York Law Journal : January 23, 2013

Samuel Estreicher, the Dwight D. Opperman Professor of Law at New York University School of Law and of counsel to Schulte Roth & Zabel, and Mark E. Brossman, a partner at Schulte Roth, write: In view of the recent rise in litigation related to whether interns must be paid at least a minimum wage to comply with the wage-hour laws, employers are beginning to reconsider their commitment to internship programs.

Representation of Indigent Will Go to Trial, Judge Says

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : January 18, 2013

A lawsuit challenging the way New York State represents indigent criminal defendants will go to trial in Albany Supreme Court.

Cahill Tops Cravath Bonuses; Others Reward Top Billers

Sara Randazzo : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2013

Cahill Gordon & Reindel told its associates Friday that they will receive bonuses this year that range from $10,000 to $25,000 above the market scale established by Cravath, Swaine & Moore. Kaye Scholer and Schulte Roth & Zabel, meanwhile, plan to treat their highest-billing associates to bonuses beyond the $10,000-to-$60,000 standard.

Key Rulings Concerning Cleanup of Former Grumman Sites

Howard B. Epstein and Theodore A. Keyes : New York Law Journal : January 11, 2013

In their Corporate Insurance Law column, Howard B. Epstein and Theodore A. Keyes of Schulte Roth & Zabel analyze a recent decision involving remediation of environmental contamination claims that addresses several important issues including the scope of the insurer's defense obligation where only some claims are potentially covered, reporting of claims in the context of consecutive claims-made policies and late notice of claims and occurrences.

Gibson Dunn Told to Turn Over Notes for In Camera Review

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 29, 2013

Gibson Dunn, which is not a party to the defamation suit against its former client, argued that its witness interview notes conducted during an internal investigation for the client were the firm's internal work product and thus protected from discovery.

Arbitration Agreements Waiving FLSA Collective Actions

Samuel Estreicher and Holly H. Weiss : New York Law Journal : January 08, 2013

In their Arbitration column, Samuel Estreicher, a professor at New York University School of Law and of counsel to Schulte Roth & Zabel, and Holly H. Weiss, a partner at Schulte Roth, write: The Second Circuit has extended the Supreme Court's pro-arbitration jurisprudence to the labor and employment context through 'Parisi,' 'Sutherland,' and 'Raniere.' Employers and employees can expect courts in this circuit routinely to uphold arbitration agreements that, while they preclude class or collective actions, authorize the arbitrator to apply statutory law and statutory remedies for any violation and do not impose high arbitral forum or arbitrator fees.

Marketplace

Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : January 06, 2013

The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of New York is closing on the sale of five of six of its Brooklyn properties for $375 million. Also, Global One Real Estate Fund has acquired the Promenade Apartments, a state-administered Mitchell-Lama building, at 150 W. 225 St., for $18.5 million.

The Experts

: New York Law Journal : January 30, 2013

The New York Law Journal thanks our legal columnists who have been contributing to the Law Journal from the 1960s to the present day.

Fees Upheld Despite Rejection of Bankruptcy Plan

John Caher : New York Law Journal : January 29, 2013

"A court does not determine reasonableness through hindsight or penalize counsel simply because it rendered services prosecuting an application that failed or opposing one that succeeded," Judge Stuart Bernstein wrote in rejecting the U.S. Trustee's objection to a $31 million fee request.

Private Equity Ties Yield Roles for Top Firms

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 24, 2013

Clifford Chance, Kirkland & Ellis, Schulte Roth, Simpson Thacher, and Weil, Gotshal & Manges are queuing up to the private equity pipeline to advise on a handful of deals by top buyout shops. The transactions, which come as many private investment firms embark on a major fundraising drive, reveal the close ties between such law firms and their PE clients.