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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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Diversity and Inclusion

Inside the firm, we work hard to attract diverse, talented lawyers and encourage their career growth and advancement. And outside the office, we’re active in volunteer drives and local initiatives that support women and minorities’ professional success.

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We take doing “good work” seriously — whether we’re talking about our high ethical standards or the way in which we foster a positive and inclusive culture for our personnel and support local communities.

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  • New York

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

    • 1152 Fifteenth Street, NW, Suite 850
    • 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
      • +44 (0) 20 7081 8010 Fax

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Publications (543)


Insight: IRS Expands Missing Participant Guidance for 403(b) Plans

March 8, 2018

Many sponsors of qualified plans have concerns about how to comply with certain IRS requirements involving payments to participants and beneficiaries who cannot be found or are not responsive (missing participants). Missing participants most often...


Second Circuit Affirms Sandy-Related Negligence Claim Against Broker

January 30, 2018

We recently passed the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, one of the most devastating storms ever to make landfall in the New York coastal area. The hurricane and the powerful storm surge caused damage and destruction in the region through...


The Activist Investing Annual Review 2018

January 31, 2018

The Activist Investing Annual Review 2018, published by Activist Insight in association with Schulte Roth & Zabel, analyzes 2017 trends in shareholder activism, ranks the top ten activist investors and provides predictions for the year ahead....


LIBOR: What Is It Good for?

Winter 2018

In 2021, LIBOR will be good for almost nothing. LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate), originally used as the interest rate for interbank loans, is currently the benchmark for approximately $350 trillion of financial instruments and products. Over...


Connecticut Supreme Court Defines Bankruptcy Effect on Contracts

January 2018

Bankruptcy “does not constitute a per se breach of contract and does not excuse performance by the other party in the absence of some further indication that the [debtor] either cannot, or does not, intend to perform,” held the Supreme...


Passive Investors and Their Role in Activism in 2018

December 20, 2017

Recognizing the increasing influence of passive funds, some market participants and commentators have begun to draw more attention to the responsibilities of passive funds. While passive funds have traditionally remained opaque on matters related to...