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"SRZ is dedicated to fostering diversity and inclusion in all areas of the firm's operations, from recruitment and retention to promotion and leadership. A diverse group of talented lawyers and staff is vital to the success of our firm. Diversity makes us more creative and effective, bringing together varied perspectives, experiences and backgrounds that result in a stronger workplace and better client service. This has contributed to our firm being recognized as the market-leading law firm in the alternative investment area and an industry..."

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Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

919 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Phone: (212) 756-2000


Employer Type: Private
Executive Committee Chair: Alan S. Waldenberg
Hiring Partners: William H. Gussman, Taleah E. Jennings and Jason S. Kaplan

Total No. Attorneys 2018: 360

Base Salary

1st year: $190,000
2nd year: $200,000
3rd year: $220,000
4th year: $255,000
5th year: $280,000
6th year: $305,000
7th year: $325,000
8th year: $340,000
9th year: $350,000
Summer associate: $3,654/week

Summer Associate Offers

41 out of 41 (2Ls) (2018)

Major Office Locations

New York, NY (HQ)
Washington, DC

Major Departments & Practices

Bank Regulatory
Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights Litigation
Blockchain Technology & Digital Assets
Broker-Dealer Regulatory & Enforcement
Business Reorganization
Complex Commercial Litigation
Distressed Debt & Claims Trading
Distressed Investing
Education Law
Employment & Employee Benefits
Financial Institutions
Hedge Funds
Individual Client Services
Intellectual Property, Sourcing & Technology
Investment Management
Litigation Finance
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Equity
Real Estate
Real Estate Capital Markets & REITs
Real Estate Litigation
Regulated Funds
Regulatory & Compliance
Securities & Capital Markets
Securities Enforcement
Securities Litigation
Shareholder Activism
Structured Finance & Derivatives
White Collar Defense & Government Investigations