Schulte Roth & Zabel Announces Addition of Leading Financial Lawyer Gregory Ruback
NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Schulte Roth & Zabel (SRZ) announces the addition of Gregory Ruback as a partner in the Finance & Derivatives group, residing in the firm’s New York office. He joined SRZ from DLA Piper, where he was a partner in the Finance group.
“Greg is a leading lawyer with specialized expertise, and we are delighted to welcome him to SRZ,” said Craig stein, co-head of the Finance & Derivatives group. “Greg’s substantial expertise in a wide range of industries and asset classes will further strengthen our strong capabilities and client offerings,” said Boris Ziser, co-head of the Finance & Derivatives Group and member of the firm’s Executive Committee.
Mr. Ruback has extensive experience in a variety of industries and jurisdictions representing private equity firms, hedge funds, public and private companies, banks, BDCs, alternative lenders and other financial institutions in the framework of bilateral funding, national and international clubs and union members. In addition, he has considerable experience in acquisition financing, recapitalization financing, bridge and take-out financing, multi-lien credit facilities, mezzanine facilities, unitranche financing, lending on assets and other financing. . Mr. Ruback also has extensive turnaround and restructuring experience.
“We are delighted that Greg is joining SRZ. He is a highly qualified lawyer with an exceptional reputation for providing strategic advice, ”said David Efron, co-manager of SRZ and co-head of the investment management group. “Greg is a great addition to our leading finance and derivatives group, which represents some of the major players in the market. His arrival will further strengthen our deep bench ”, commented Marc Elovitz, co-manager of SRZ and chairman of the investment management regulatory and compliance group.
“SRZ is known in the industry as a leading trading company with a long tradition of top notch customer service, and I am delighted to be a part of this team,” said Mr. Ruback, who received his JD from the Fordham University School of Law and its BS from Babson College.
SRZ’s finance and derivatives lawyers represent a wide range of market players, including private equity funds, managers, issuers, buyers and sellers of assets, underwriters, placement agents. , borrowers and investors. They structure and negotiate a variety of complex structured finance and securitization transactions, advising on a wide range of issues, including specialized finance transactions, secured loan obligations (CLOs) and asset-backed securitizations, as well as regulatory capital offers.
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Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP (www.srz.com) 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 regularly advises clients on corporate and transactional matters and provides advice on regulatory, compliance, enforcement matters. and investigation. Firm practices include: antitrust; banking regulations; bankruptcy and creditors’ rights litigation; blockchain technology and digital assets; regulation and enforcement of brokerage regulations; corporate reorganization; complex commercial litigation; cybersecurity and data privacy; negotiation of debts and debts in difficulty; investment in difficulty; education law; employment and benefits; energy; environmental; finance and derivatives; financial institutions; hedge funds; individual customer services; Insurance; intellectual property, procurement and technology; investment management; litigation; financing of litigation; Mergers and Acquisitions; PIPES; capital investment; immovable; real estate capital markets and REITs; real estate litigation; regulated funds; regulation and compliance; securities and capital markets; securities enforcement; securities litigation; securitization; shareholder activism; tax; and white collar advocacy and government investigations.