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Does anyone have any insight on Schulte? Specifically M&A.

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Great firm for funds work but not M&A.

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Don’t do it. Sinking ship. Literally go anywhere else . They’re probably offering you a crazy bonus because everyone is leaving.

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Agreed with below. Funds it’s the only group hey value. Everyone in the M&A group left and they’re desperately trying to replenish. They retooled their exec comp partner as a M&A partner because they just can’t get anyone. The firm is basically going to become a funds boutique.

We lost a large number of our rainmakers in the past 2 years but our PPP somehow stayed steady/increased. The M&A group in particular seems dead in the water from departures but the firm seems committed to bringing it back to life. Generally happy with partners but YMMV. Firm isn't as funds focused as you would think looking outside in but fund/pe clients flow throughout every practice group.

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Don’t. They’re trying to do a full rebuild after mass departures, but not sure who their clients will be. Could be an opportunity for someone to move into biglaw M&A from a nontypical background but if you have other options, go with those.

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I’m a former associate from another group but I was there for three years and can offer some insight on the group.

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