William Schwartz


+1 212 479 6290

Bill Schwartz is a senior litigation partner, a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and serves as chair of the firm's White Collar and Regulatory Defense Group. He is also a member of Cooley's Compensation Committee and a former member of its Management Committee.

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Absolutely brilliant and effective trial lawyer. – Chambers USA

  • Columbia University School of Law
    JD, 1978

  • Yale University
    BA, magna cum laude, 1974

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


+1 212 479 6290 office
+1 212 479 6275 fax

The Grace Building
1114 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036-7798