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Steven W. Schuster has been engaged in the practice of corporate and securities law for over 30 years and is Co-Chair of the firm’s corporate and securities department and Chair of the firm’s China practice. Mr. Schuster received his B.A. from Harvard University in 1976 and his J.D. from New York University in 1980.

Mr. Schuster has extensive experience in a wide range of corporate transactions, including public offerings and private placements on behalf of both issuers and underwriters, mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions and compliance with the securities laws. He also provides general corporate representation of clients, including employment agreements, financing transactions and licensing agreements. Mr. Schuster has also represented companies and individuals in the acquisition and formation of broker-dealers and hedge funds.

His client base encompasses various industries, including technology, the Internet, energy, healthcare and life sciences, software development and services, securities brokerage and investment banking, insurance, manufacturing, consumer products and restaurants.

Mr. Schuster served as a Director of Tower Group, Inc., a multi-billion dollar insurance company listed on NASDAQ from 1996 until the company was sold in October, 2014, where he also served as Chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee and as a member of the Compensation Committee and Investment Committee.


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  • New York University School of Law (J.D., 1980
  • Harvard University (B.A., 1976)


  • Brooklyn, NY

Bar Admissions

  • New York and District of Columbia, 1981



  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York