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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

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.

Morning Wrap: GM Makes Deal with DOJ | Menendez in Court | Ahmed Needs a Lawyer

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : September 17, 2015

The Justice Department has reached an agreement with General Motors over its handling of an ignition-switch defect. Quinn Emanuel & Sullivan picks a fight with big banks, Sen. Bob Mendendez fights back against his indictment and jurors are deciding on the Dewey & LeBoeuf administrators' fates: This is a round-up of legal news from ALM and around the country.

Summer Associates Say Choate Hall, Kaye Scholer Are Tops

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : September 14, 2015

And Orange County, California, ranks as the best place to work, according to The American Lawyer's 2015 Summer Associate satisfaction survey.

Cuomo Lawyer Fights for Life After Pre-Parade Shooting

Brian Baxter and Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : September 09, 2015

Carey Gabay, a Harvard Law grad who practiced at Jones Day, Schulte Roth and Fried Frank before entering public service, was on life support Tuesday, a day after being shot in the head during pre-dawn partying before New York's West Indian Day parade.

Ex-Big Firm Associate Fights for Life After NYC Shooting

Brian Baxter and Joel Stashenko : The Am Law Daily : September 08, 2015

Carey Gabay, a former associate at Jones Day; Schulte Roth & Zabel; and Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, remains in critical condition after being shot in the head Monday before New York's West Indian American Day Carnival Parade.

Lawyers Who Lead by Example

: New York Law Journal : August 21, 2015

The New York Law Journal announces the 2015 honorees for Lawyers Who Lead by Example in three categories: Lifetime Achievement, Public Service and Pro Bono. The attorneys will be featured in a special section and honored at a dinner on Oct. 14.

Deal Watch: 'Female Viagra' Spawns More Skadden, S&C Deal Work

Jennifer Henderson and Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : August 20, 2015

Sprout Pharmaceuticals didn't have to wait long for a big-name buyer to spring big bucks for the nascent drug developer. Sullivan & Cromwell took the lead for the company, founded in 2011, on its $1 billion sale this week to longtime Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom client Valeant Pharmaceuticals International.

2015 New Leaders of the Bar: The List

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 24, 2015

Weil, Not Kirkland, Checks In for A&P's Chapter 22

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 20, 2015

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. has tapped Weil, Gotshal & Manges restructuring partner Ray Schrock—one of The American Lawyer's Star Lateral hires of 2014—to handle its second bankruptcy case in five years.

Kirkland Pro Joins Sports Analytics Shop, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

A Kirkland & Ellis corporate partner heads to a Silicon Valley sports analytics startup; Epstein Becker & Green snags some epic eyebrows; Morgan Lewis lands a structured transactions trio in London; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Cerberus, Amid Irish Imbroglio, Taps Schulte Roth for Grocery IPO

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 08, 2015

Cerberus Capital Management has called upon longtime outside counsel Schulte Roth & Zabel to advise on an initial public offering for grocery giant Albertsons, as Brown Rudnick, another adviser to the buyout behemoth, feels the heat over an alleged political payout tied to an Irish bailout deal.

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.


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.


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.