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Firm Overview

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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Firm News

There’s a lot going on at Schulte — we’re wrapping up high-profile matters, welcoming talented new lawyers, speaking on issues that affect our clients, and more.

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Pro Bono

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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Alumni

If you’re a current or former Schulte lawyer, join our Alumni Network on LinkedIn to stay connected with old friends, make new contacts, and share your successes, ideas and insights.

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Social Responsibility

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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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
      • +44 (0) 20 7081 8010 Fax

The Activist Investing Annual Review 2019, published by Activist Insight in association with Schulte Roth & Zabel, analyzes 2018 trends in shareholder activism, ranks the top 10 activist investors and provides predictions for the year ahead. Marc Weingarten and Ele Klein, partners and co-chairs of the firm’s global Shareholder Activism Group, contributed expert commentary to the review. The publication 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, co-chair of the firm’s Litigation Group and head of Schultes shareholder activism litigation practice.

Schulte was named “Activist Adviser of the Year” at The Deal Awards Europe, presented in November 2018. 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. The firm has more than 30 years of experience advising clients on more than 1,000 shareholder activism matters, making Schulte one of the most experienced advisers to activists in the world. Among numerous campaigns in the past year, Schulte successfully represented Trian Fund Management in its proxy contest securing the appointment of its CEO and founding partner Nelson Peltz to The Procter & Gamble Company’s Board of Directors. Procter & Gamble, a $228-billion market cap multinational manufacturer, is the largest company ever to be the subject of a proxy contest. To learn more, visit Schulte’s Shareholder Activism Resource Center here.