William Schwartz

Senior Counsel

Bill Schwartz is a senior litigation partner and a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is a former member of both Cooley's Compensation Committee and its Management Committee. He is also the former chair of the firm's white collar defense & investigations group.

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Absolutely brilliant and effective trial lawyer. – Chambers USA

  • Columbia Law School

  • Yale University
    BA, magna cum laude

Admissions & Credentials

New York


  • American Bar Association

  • American College of Trial Lawyers

  • The Association of the Bar of the City of New York

  • New York Council of Defense Lawyers

Rankings & Accolades

    Chambers USA: White Collar & Regulatory Defense

    Legal 500: White Collar & Regulatory Defense

    New York Magazine: The New York Area's Best Lawyers

    Best Lawyers in America: White Collar Defense

    The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers

    Benchmark Litigation Star

    New York SuperLawyers

Gets really involved with the facts of the case and gives good practical advice.  Client Quote, Chambers USA