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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

Victim's Grandson 'Sickened' by Parole in 1980 Murder

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : February 05, 2016

Over the vehement opposition of the victim's family, New York's parole board has decided to release Terry Losicco, who was convicted of the brutal 1980 murder of 67-year-old Eleanor Prouty and the beating of her bedridden husband, Norman.

Lateral All-Stars: The Splashiest Hires of 2015

James Schroeder : The American Lawyer : February 01, 2016

Twenty-five of last year's most notable and intriguing lateral moves.

Vinson & Elkins Work on $247M Deal

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : January 27, 2016

Vinson & Elkins represents Trican Well Service in pending sale of U.S. assets to Houston-based Keane Group.

Foley Hoag Joins Sex Abuse Row at Elite New England School

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : January 21, 2016

St. George's School has retained Foley Hoag to replace a former Proskauer Rose lawyer in conducting an internal investigation at the embattled private boarding school, which is grappling with a decades-old sex abuse scandal.

Greenberg Traurig Goes Beyond Rudy, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 21, 2016

Besides allying with Rudy Giuliani in an election year, Greenberg Traurig has hired several other notable partners this month; Orrick opens in Houston; Paul Weiss litigators start their own boutique; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : January 20, 2016

Latham & Watkins has added Louis Trotta, formerly of Goldman Sachs, as counsel; Milbank Tweed has elected four to the firm's partnership; Craig Levine has joined The Bronx Defenders as managing director of the Civil Action Practice and External Affairs; and more.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 18, 2016

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Ex-Greenberg Traurig Litigator Seeks Redemption for Sex Abuse Victims

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : January 08, 2016

Roderick “Eric” MacLeish Jr., an ex-Greenberg Traurig partner whose prior representation of sex abuse victims prompted a personal crisis and career retreat, is once again practicing law and advising clients pressing abuse claims against an elite Rhode Island boarding school.

INADMISSIBLE: Justices Schooled on Rap (Not by R.B.G.)

: The National Law Journal : December 28, 2015

Hip-Hop star Killer Mike is making himself known at the U.S. Supreme Court just weeks after throwing his support behind Bernie Sanders for president. Plus more in this week's column.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : December 21, 2015

Davis Polk & Wardwell has promoted five attorneys to counsel in its corporate department and two in its litigation department.

Appeals Court Nominee in Limbo as Senate Confirms Two More D.C. Judges

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : December 18, 2015

The U.S. Senate late Thursday confirmed two judges to the District of Columbia Superior Court, the second set of confirmations this year after more than two years of no action to fill judicial vacancies in the local courts.

Day Pitney's Parsippany Office Gets New Managing Partner

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : December 14, 2015

Day Pitney has picked a new leader for its largest office, in Parsippany: Heather Weine Brochin, who is the second female under the age of 40 installed as an office managing partner at the firm this year.

Boutiques Bolt on Am Law Alums, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Two boutiques recruit from their larger brethren; Baker & McKenzie and Mayer Brown make notable additions in Europe; in-house opportunities lure two Skadden lawyers; the door spins at Haynes and Boone; and other key hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Problem with Email: The Security and Challenges of Corporate's Favorite Communication Method

Judy A. Selby and Bryn Bowen : Legaltech News : December 08, 2015

While email is still the primary method of business communication, it brings with it tremendous cybersecurity risks.

Feds Flop in Case Against Doctor

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : December 07, 2015

When the U.S. Department of Justice with much fanfare announced health care fraud charges against Virginia dermatologist Amir Bajoghli in 2014, the feds made him sound like just about the worst guy to hold a scalpel since Josef Mengele.

Reed Smith Bolsters Corporate Group, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 06, 2015

Five months after a high-profile raid by Cooley, Reed Smith rebuilds its capital markets practice; Burleson refugees find new homes; Dentons keeps hiring; and other additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

A Well-Deserved Loss for DOJ in 'Disgusting' Health Care Fraud Case

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : December 01, 2015

After a five week trial, a unanimous jury in the Eastern District of Virginia rejected 41 counts against a prominent dermatologist charged with health care fraud. A closer look at the case is troubling, pointing to an investigation that was fundamentally flawed and a prosecution that never should have happened.

A Few More Women Join the New Partner Ranks

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : November 30, 2015

One-third of lawyers promoted to partner this year were women, a study finds.

INADMISSIBLE: Law Prof Sanctioned in D.C. Ethics Case

: The National Law Journal : November 30, 2015

Law professor G. Robert Blakey — famous for writing federal anti-racketeering laws and investigating the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy Jr. and Martin Luther King Jr. — was recently sanctioned in Washington for advising a former student to disclose confidential client documents. Plus more in this week's column.

Survey: Firm Leaders Optimistic But Uncertain About 2016

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : November 30, 2015

Our annual Law Firm Leaders Survey finds managing partners hopeful, if uncertain, about their firms' prospects for next year.

Senate Confirms First DC Judges in More Than Two Years

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : November 25, 2015

For the first time in 2 1/2 years, the U.S. Senate last week confirmed judges to the District of Columbia Superior Court, signaling a renewed focus on local judicial vacancies. The judges were confirmed on Nov. 19. Earlier this month, former D.C. attorney general Irvin Nathan, now a senior counsel to Arnold & Porter, wrote letters to Senate leadership lamenting the delays on behalf of the Council for Court Excellence.

K&L Gates Expands Abroad and Shutters in Spokane, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 18, 2015

New partners join K&L Gates in Sydney and Warsaw as the firm closes a U.S. office; Norton Rose Fulbright loses two practice leaders; Sutherland snags a Kaye Scholer project finance head; and other notable address changes from throughout The Am Law 200.

Sanctuary for Families Awards

: New York Law Journal : October 29, 2015

Sanctuary for Families presented a leadership award to Rosemonde Pierre-Louis, New York City's senior advisor on gender equity, at its 13th annual Above & Beyond Pro Bono Awards. The organization also recognized firms for providing pro bono staffing to New York City's Human Trafficking Intervention Courts.

Fee Tracker: Big Firms Feast on IPOs

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 23, 2015

Simpson Thacher and Davis Polk divvy up fees from the largest IPO of 2015; a look at the nation's top legal lobbying shops; and other billables of note from throughout the Am Law 200 universe.

Corrected Version: Day Pitney Announces Acquisition of Florida Law Firm

Law Tribune Staff : The Connecticut Law Tribune : October 19, 2015

It's been more than three decades since the first major Connecticut law firm launched its first Florida office. Since then, there's been a slow but steady parade of firms from the Nutmeg State that have set up shop in the Sunshine State.

New Associates List

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 16, 2015

'Low Bono' Project Aims to Close Gap for Modest-Income Clients

Susan Beck : The American Lawyer : October 15, 2015

Nineteen New York law firms have pledged $1.9 million to help provide affordable legal services to people who make too much to qualify for free legal aid. This marks the second "low bono" project announced this year by firms attempting to address the pressing need for legal services in this market.

Firms Pledge Nearly $2 Million for New 'Low Bono' Effort

Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : October 14, 2015

Following a similar effort in Washington, D.C., 19 major law firms have pledged $1.9 million for affordable legal services to people with modest incomes in New York who make too much to qualify for free legal aid.

Lawyers Who Lead by Example 2015 Awards

: New York Law Journal : October 14, 2015

Beyond the drive to be the best in their areas of expertise, our honorees share another trait: They have built their careers on the belief that being a lawyer is a privilege and giving back is the right thing to do.

OAD to Present Gould Award to Halligan and Naftalis

Melissa Hoffmann : New York Law Journal : September 30, 2015

The Office of the Appellate Defender will host the 22nd annual First Monday in October fundraising event on Oct. 5 at the NYU School of Law. Caitlin Halligan of Gibson Dunn and Gary Naftalis of Kramer Levin will present arguments based on 'Evenwel v. Abbott', a voting rights case pending in the U.S. Supreme Court.