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Instead of trying to be everything to everybody, we’ve made a name for ourselves by delivering what our clients need most: in-depth, hands-on legal counsel throughout the financial services sector — and beyond.

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Throughout our history, Schulte has provided comprehensive pro bono services to local and national nonprofit organizations. Today, we serve more than 50 nonprofits and work to advance a variety of social justice causes.

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Offices

  • New York

    • 919 Third Avenue
    • New York, NY 10022
    • United States of America
      • +1 212.756.2000 Phone
      • +1 212.593.5955 Fax
  • Washington, DC

    • 901 Fifteenth Street, NW, Suite 800
    • Washington, DC 20005
    • United States of America
      • +1 202.729.7470 Phone
      • +1 202.730.4520 Fax
  • London

    • One Eagle Place
    • London SW1Y 6AF
    • United Kingdom
      • +44 (0) 20 7081 8000 Phone
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Schulte Roth & Zabel’s 2018 Shareholder Activism Insight report, published in association with Activist Insight and Okapi Partners, analyzes the results of an August 2018 survey of activist funds that have engaged almost 300 companies since 2013. The survey was filled out by 36 respondents from different activist firms, including participants in some of the largest and most high-profile activist situations to date. Those surveyed were asked about their experiences with shareholder activism in their respective regions and their expectations for activity in the next 12 months.

Marc Weingarten and Ele Klein, partners and co-chairs of the firm’s global Shareholder Activism Group, contributed expert commentary. The report also features Aneliya Crawford, New York-based shareholder activism and M&A and securities partner, Jim McNally, London-based shareholder activism, corporate and funds partner, and Michael Swartz, litigation partner who serves as co-chair of the Litigation Group and head of the shareholder activism litigation practice.

Widely regarded as the dominant global law firm for activist investing, Schulte brings a sophisticated knowledge of market practices and unparalleled expertise in all areas related to activist investing. Schulte’s long-standing, top-ranked activist practice has handled some of the highest profile and most hotly contested campaigns in the history of activism. Serving the world’s most seasoned and prolific activists, “occasional activists” and institutional investors in campaigns ranging from mega-caps to small-caps, we help clients see a situation from every angle and develop the right strategy for both the short term and the long term. To learn more, visit Schulte’s Shareholder Activism Resource Center here.