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Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 351
  • Gross Revenues: $400,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,140,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $2,315,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -2

Schulte Roth & Zabel is a New York-based law firm. Serving the financial services sector, the firm advises clients on investment management, corporate and transactional matters, as well as providing counsel on regulatory, compliance, enforcement and investigative issues. According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Schulte Roth & Zabel has 346 attorneys and is the 127th largest firm in the United States. With $389,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 74th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Schulte Roth & Zabel ranked as the 94th highest grossing law firm in the world. Schulte Roth & Zabel is a full-service law firm with offices in New York, Washington, D.C. and London.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 76 -2 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 76 -2 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 127 -4 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 102 6 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 53 -11 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 122 0 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 28 -24 Summer programs

In the News

Big Deals

Jennifer Henderson : The American Lawyer : June 29, 2015

ALM Announces 2015 Transatlantic Legal Award Winners

: The Am Law Daily : June 05, 2015

At a London event, lawyers and firms are honored for excellence in transatlantic matters involving corporate, finance and litigation work, innovation, commitment to pro bono, outstanding transatlantic strategy and rising stars under 40.

Court Reform Groups Choose Schulte Partner as New Chair

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : June 04, 2015

Schulte Roth & Zabel partner Barry Bohrer has been elected the new board chairman of the Fund for Modern Courts and the Committee for Modern Courts, closely affiliated Manhattan-based groups that advocate for diversity of the judiciary, increased merit selection for judges, and other court-related reforms.

Hogan Lovells Hires on Three Continents, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 30, 2015

Three partners head to Hogan Loveless; Fried Frank raids Kirkland & Ellis in London; another Dickstein Shapiro partner departs; a Florida firm goes on a hiring spree; and more notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Miami Legal Team Leads Helmsley Building Sale

Mary Hladky : Daily Business Review : May 19, 2015

Danielle Gonzalez, Richard Giusto and Michael Lynott of Greenberg Traurig represented Invesco Real Estate in the sale of New York City's Helmsley Building for $1.2 billion.

Richards Kibbe Managing Partner Jumps to Patterson Belknap

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : May 19, 2015

Craig Newman, former co-managing partner of Richards Kibbe & Orbe, has made the move to fellow New York-based firm Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler. Newman will serve as a partner in Patterson Belknap's litigation department and will lead its privacy and data security practice.

Marketplace

Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : May 13, 2015

R XR Realty LLC has acquired 230 Park Ave., also known as the Helmsley Building, for $1.2 billion. Also, Thor Equities has expanded its NoHo portfolio with the acquisition of a retail condominium at 50 Bond St. for $11 million.

Accounting Firm's Legal Arm Expands in London, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 13, 2015

EY Legal, the legal services unit of accounting giant Ernst & Young, launches a financial regulatory practice in London with 12 lawyers from two Am Law 100 firms; Foley Hoag opens in New York; a senior Wilmer partner goes in-house; a Cravath partner departs; more machinations at McKenna Long & Aldridge; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

The American Lawyer Announces Transatlantic Legal Awards Finalists for 2015

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 12, 2015

The American Lawyer announced this week the finalists of its 2015 Transatlantic Legal Awards. These awards recognize law firms for excellence in handling transatlantic matters across the key areas of corporate, finance and disputes, as well as highlighting law firm innovation, commitment to pro bono, outstanding transatlantic strategy and in-house leaders.

Am Law 100 Analysis: The Year's Hottest Markets

Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : May 08, 2015

Most Am Law 100 firms had solid results in 2014, but some sector bets paid off especially well.

Deal Watch: Am Law Trio Guides $8.4 Billion Rare Disease Drug Deal

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : May 07, 2015

The pharmaceutical industry once again reigned supreme on the transactional front this week, although a pair of Am Law 100 firms also helped an iconic New York property change hands.

Obama Announces Nominees for Long-Vacant D.C. Judgeships

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : May 01, 2015

The White House this week announced nominees for five vacant judgeships in the District of Columbia's local courts, including a magistrate judge who has been waiting nearly two years for confirmation after repeated renominations.

Marketplace

Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : April 29, 2015

Bloomberg LP has agreed to lease 254,556 square feet at 919 Third Ave. Also, Adobe Systems Inc. has signed a 10-year lease for nearly 30,644 square feet at 100-104 Fifth Ave. in Union Square.

McKenna Long Tax Chief Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 26, 2015

The head of McKenna Long & Aldridge's national tax group leaves ahead of a merger with global legal giant Dentons; Arnold & Porter and Cozen O'Connor both make bulk hires from smaller firms; a Jones Day bankruptcy baron returns; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Top Activist Lawyer Lands on a New Team

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 25, 2015

Morgan Stanley has hired Schulte Roth & Zabel's David Rosewater, co-head of the firm's global shareholder activism practice, to lead its activist defense group. But Rosewater, who previously worked at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, won't be fighting Marty Lipton's war.

Half-Dozen K&L Gates Partners Decamp, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 21, 2015

K&L Gates sees six partners leave for four firms; some of Fried Frank's Asia lawyers find new homes; Jackson Lewis opens two new offices; Mayer Brown adds a practice leader; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Oil Refiners' Lobby Taps Crowell & Moring, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 03, 2015

Crowell & Moring's environmental and natural resources chair decamps for a key client; Fried Frank hires a new litigation chief; McGuireWoods adds a former top Milbank litigator in Los Angeles; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Marty Lipton's War on Hedge Fund Activists

Michael D. Goldhaber : The American Lawyer : March 30, 2015

By focusing on quick profits, activist investors are ruining America, claims Wachtell's iconic cofounder. Is anybody listening?

Judge Approves Settlement Over Indigent Criminal Defense

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : March 18, 2015

Acting Supreme Court Justice Gerald Connolly has signed off on the settlement of a lawsuit challenging inadequate legal representation of indigent criminal defendants in five of New York's 57 upstate counties.

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Elite New York Firms Once Again Break From the Pack

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : March 13, 2015

The top New York-centered firms outperformed their rivals in 2014. Revenue grew an average of 4.5 percent at 17 top firms based in the Big Apple, while profits per partner rose 5.6 percent, according to reporting by The American Lawyer.

Recognition for Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : March 09, 2015

Appointments and honors announced by New York Law School, Vera Institute of Justice, Sanctuary for Families, UJA-Federation of New York, and more.

March Deals & Suits

: Corporate Counsel : March 01, 2015

In-House Counsel Profile: Monro Muffler Brake Inc.'s Maureen Mulholland

Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : February 23, 2015

"We are constantly in hiring mode and always looking for talent."

Holland & Knight Heads to Denver, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 10, 2015

Fresh off successful financial years in 2014, Holland & Knight opens a Denver office with six lawyers from Lathrop & Gage; Akin plucks a practice leader from Paul Hastings; Covington & Burling adds a former federal prosecutor; a handful of departures from Dickstein Shapiro; Kirkland & Ellis grows in London; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

New York Promotions Remain Steady, While Firmwide Numbers Increase

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : February 02, 2015

The number of New York lawyers promoted to partner at the largest law firms in the state is holding steady, while several firms are increasing partner promotions firmwide.

Polsinelli's Super Bowl Shuffle, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 01, 2015

Polsinelli, one of the Am Law 100's fastest-growing firms, churns through its partnership; Alston & Bird adds eight in Dallas; Freshfields hires again in New York; a Skadden practice leader goes in-house; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Big Deals

: The American Lawyer : January 29, 2015

PetSmart, Riverbed LBOs; Merck / Cubist; Visteon Stake Sale; GIC / IndCor Properties; NextEra / Hawaiian Electric; Paramount Group IPO

Grocers Will Sell 168 Stores to Win Merger Approval

Jenna Greene : Legal Times : January 27, 2015

Supermarket chains Albertsons and Safeway will sell 168 stores in eight states to win approval of their $9.2 billion merger from the Federal Trade Commission, the agency said Tuesday.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : January 23, 2015

Ten firms announce promotions, while four more have added attorneys.

Approval of Indigent Criminal Defense Improvements Nears

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : January 20, 2015

While an Albany judge is preparing to improve legal services for indigent criminal defendants in five counties, involved parties are working with a magistrates group to resolve concerns about how the improvements would affect town and village courts.