Schulte Roth & Zabel


Head Office Address:
919 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10022
United States

Telephone:+1 212 756 2000
Fax:+1 212 593 5955

Founded in 1969, Schulte Roth & Zabel (SRZ) is a full-service law firm with offices in New York, Washington, DC and London. As one of the leading law firms serving the financial services industry, the firm’s Litigation Group litigates for an array of clients, including credit and direct lending funds, hedge funds, private equity firms, shareholder activists, and ESG investors, as well as financial institutions and pubic companies, among others.

The SRZ Litigation Group has extensive trial experience and a proven track record of success in complex civil and criminal matters, as well as our negotiation and dispute resolution expertise. Our unparalleled team features both leading lawyers focused on general litigation and others in highly specialized areas, including antitrust; litigation finance; securities litigation, including class actions and derivative suits; shareholder activism, proxy contest and mergers and acquisitions matters; bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors’ rights disputes; labor and employment litigation; intellectual property actions; real estate; trusts, estates and family law disputes; SEC and FINRA investigations and enforcement actions; federal and state criminal investigations and prosecutions (anti-money laundering, OFAC and FCPA matters); and white collar criminal defense. Among our litigators are a fellow of The American College of Trial Lawyers, numerous former Assistant U.S. Attorneys, state prosecutors and senior members of the SEC Enforcement Division. In addition to the Benchmark Litigation recognition, our litigators are recognized by all of the leading attorney ranking publications and we were named “Asset Management Group of the Year” by Law360 for our litigation work on behalf of prominent private investment funds.

Among our full suite of services, the firm also advises clients on corporate and transactional matters and provides counsel on regulatory, compliance, enforcement and investigative issues. The firm advises funds and managers on an array of strategies, including credit and direct lending funds, hedge, private equity, CLOs, specialty finance, long/short equity, global macro, activist, blockchain technology, digital assets, litigation finance, LBO, distressed, real estate and venture, among others.

Updated Sep 2022