The Law Office of Dan J. Schulman PLLC

A boutique law firm dedicated to the success of your business.

Dan J. Schulman

Dan is a founding member of the firm. He has over 35 years of experience managing complex commercial litigations, arbitrations, and appeals. He primarily focuses on the representation of banks, brokers/dealers, and other financial institutions.

Deric Gerlach

Deric joined the firm in 2013. Deric has extensive experience as a litigator, with a focus on complex commercial disputes, intellectual property, and employment matters. He also has extensive arbitration experience, including matters before the AAA, LCIA, FINRA, and ICC.

What we do

We are a New York based firm that focuses on serving our clients' business needs worldwide. We strive to be a firm of first choice for clients seeking sophisticated, high-value legal services. The twin watchwords are judgment and creativity.

Litigation and Arbitration

We represent clients of all sizes in trials, arbitrations, and appeals, in federal and state courts. Our attorneys handle disputes ranging in size from hundreds of millions of dollars, down to smaller commercial matters.

Corporate and Securities Practice

We represent U.S. and international firms in connection with ordinary and extraordinary transactions, including in most areas of banking and finance. From NDAs and memorandums of understanding to closed deals, we're with you all the way.

Bankruptcy and Restructuring

We have extensive experience in all aspects of U.S. bankruptcy, from filing involuntary and voluntary bankruptcy petitions; litigation and negotiation of adversary proceedings; negotiation and litigation of plans of reorganization, use of cash collateral; filing, estimation and litigation of claims; the plan disclosure and confirmation process; and the acquisition of assets through bankruptcy sales.

Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Corruption Compliance, and Corporate Governance

We counsel domestic companies, their foreign affiliates, foreign companies, and individuals on the scope, meaning, and application of AML, KYC, FCPA, UK Bribery Act, and related laws and regulations, involving a wide spectrum of countries and issues.


We advise on all aspects of the employment relationship, ranging from employment manuals, policies, and employment contracts, to investigation and defense of employment disputes.

Reinsurance and Insurance

We represent clients in insurance and reinsurance disputes, including policies for excess coverage, facultative, and treaty reinsurance, as well as property and casualty insurance.

Get in touch

How we can help move your business forward? Drop us a line and we can find out together.

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    11 Broadway, Suite 615
    New York, New York 10004
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