Gayle Rosenstein Klein

Schulte Roth & Zabel - New York


919 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10022

+1 212 756 2409

Litigation Star

Top 250 Women in Litigation

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Gayle R. Klein is co-chair of the Litigation Group and a nationally recognized trial lawyer with a proven track record of success. Gayle focuses her practice on business litigation, including disputes over complex financial transactions, breaches of fiduciary duty, theft of trade secrets and violations of non-competition agreements. She has extensive experience representing hedge funds, private equity firms, public companies and universities in the areas of antitrust, commercial and securities litigation. She also has significant experience defending putative consumer protection class actions. 

Gayle represents both plaintiffs and defendants in high stakes litigation. Over the past decade, she has both recovered in excess of $1 billion for her clients, as well as won defense verdicts and achieved settlements vindicating her clients’ business decisions. It is, therefore, not surprising that Gayle’s litigation prowess is hailed by both her clients and peers alike. She is recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA for Commercial Litigation and Securities — Institutional Plaintiffs, which has noted that she is a ”very impressive” ”zealous advocate” and ”an effective trial lawyer.” Gayle also has been named a New York “Litigation Star” and one of the “Top 250 Women in Litigation” nationally by Benchmark Litigation since 2015, and has been named among the “500 Best Lawyers in the United States” by Lawdragon since 2013. She received her J.D., with honors, from the University of Texas School of Law and her B.S., with high honors and special honors, from the University of Texas. 

Updated Sep 2022