Attorney Newswire – Schulte Roth & Zabel Announce Return of Business Transactions Partner Stuart Freedman – US Attorney newswire
NEW YORK — February 8, 2010 — Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP is pleased to announce that Stuart Freedman has rejoined the firm as a partner in the Business Transactions Group in the New York office.

Mr. Freedman focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and securities. He has been the lead partner on some of the firm’s largest corporate transactions, including the acquisitions of Albertsons, Alamo/National and NewPage. Mr. Freedman represents well-known money managers in acquisitions, including those of companies engaged in financial restructurings. He also represents a number of leading investment firms in fund formation and other transactional work, with a particular focus on opportunities in distressed credit markets.

Mr. Freedman returns to SRZ after having served as president of a leading investment firm focusing on opportunistic investments globally. Mr. Freedman was a partner at SRZ for 20 years before leaving the firm in 2008.

“Stuart’s investment fund experience will only add to the extraordinary insight he brings to his representation of our clients and the issues they face. We are delighted to have him return to our group,” said Marc Weingarten, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and chair of the Business Transactions Group.

“I am excited to return to the practice of law and, in particular, to SRZ”, said Mr. Freedman. “I look forward to working with my colleagues at SRZ to continue to provide our clients with creative solutions to the business and legal issues that arise in transactions.”

Mr. Freedman received his J.D. in 1979 from University of Michigan Law School, where he was co-founder and editor of the Michigan Yearbook of International Legal Studies. He obtained his B.A., cum laude, from Yale University in 1976.

About Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP ( is a full-service law firm with 450 attorneys and 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, as well as providing counsel on securities regulatory compliance, enforcement and investigative issues. The firm’s practices include business transactions, investment management, business reorganization, finance, litigation, real estate, tax, structured products, bank regulatory, intellectual property, employment and employee benefits, environmental law, and individual client services.

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