Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP is a full-service law firm with offices in New York, Washington, D.C. and London. As one of the leading law firms serving the financial services industry, the firm regularly advises clients on corporate and transactional matters and provides counsel on regulatory, compliance, enforcement and investigative issues.
SRZ’s Litigation Group works with a wide range of local, national and international clients, including securities firms, banks, insurance companies, public and private corporations and their officers and directors; investment managers and private investment funds (hedge funds, funds of funds and private equity funds); prime, clearing, introducing and interdealer brokerage firms; accountants, auditors and fund administrators; and real estate developers, educational institutions, estate trustees, public interest organizations, partnerships and individuals. Our clients benefit from our extensive trial experience and 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; private 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 numerous former Assistant U.S. Attorneys, the former head of the Money Laundering & Bank Integrity Unit at the DOJ, state prosecutors and senior members of the Enforcement Division of the SEC.
Recognized in the industry for its multidisciplinary approach to matters, SRZ’s practices include: bank regulatory; bankruptcy & creditors’ rights litigation; blockchain technology & digital assets; broker-dealer regulatory & enforcement; business reorganization; complex commercial litigation; cybersecurity; distressed debt & claims trading; distressed investing; education law; employment & employee benefits; energy; environmental; finance; financial institutions; hedge funds; individual client services; insurance; intellectual property, sourcing & technology; investment management; litigation; litigation finance; mergers & acquisitions; PIPEs; private equity; real estate; real estate capital markets & REITs; real estate litigation; regulated funds; regulatory & compliance; securities & capital markets; securities enforcement; securities litigation; securitization; shareholder activism; structured finance & derivatives; tax; and white collar defense & government investigations.