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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

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 Are Optimistic Going Into 2016

: 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.

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.