Matthew Schwartz is a partner in the Firm’s Litigation Group. He joined the Firm in 2007 after clerking for Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. of the U.S. Supreme Court. He was elected partner in 2011.
Mr. Schwartz’s wide-ranging practice comprises complex litigation, arbitration, and government investigations in the areas of securities law, M&A, derivative suits, antitrust, bank regulation, contracts, constitutional law, administrative law and general commercial litigation. He has represented some of the world’s leading corporations, financial institutions, and industry organizations, including Barclays, The Bank Policy Institute, Cablevision, Giants Stadium, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Kinross Gold, Kohl’s, MSG, M+T Bank, Popular, Revlon, The Clearing House, UBS and Volkswagen. Mr. Schwartz provides regular advice on legislation and regulations in the banking, FinTech, and payments fields.
Matt also regularly speaks and writes on legal ethics issues.
Recent Speaking Engagements
- “Ethical Issues in Complex Securities Litigation,” Practicing Law Institute’s “Securities Litigation 2023: From Investigation to Trial” (March 2023)
- “Ethical Issues in Complex Securities Litigation,” Practicing Law Institute’s “Securities Litigation 2022: From Investigation to Trial” (March 2022)
- “Commencement of a Civil Action,” Practicing Law Institute’s “Securities Litigation 2020: From Investigation to Trial” (August 2020)
- “Ethical Issues for In-House Counsel,” New York City Bar Association Program (November 2019)
- “Defeating Event-Driven Securities Class Actions,” Strafford Webinar (July 2019)
- “Recent Developments in Securities Class Actions,” New York City Bar Association’s “7th Annual Securities Litigation & Enforcement Institute” (January 2019)