RICHARD A. SCHWARTZ
Richard (“Rick”) Schwartz litigates a wide variety of high-stakes and complex disputes on behalf of clients that have included rapidly expanding technology startups, sophisticated investors, and companies with sensitive business-driven demands. Mr. Schwartz has obtained first-rate results on complex claims ranging from misappropriation of trade secrets, defamation, employment discrimination, fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duties, sexual misconduct,
constitutional challenges under the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment, and tax controversies.
In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Schwartz also serves as the Secretary and General Counsel for the Simon Wiesenthal Center.
Prior to joining Ross LLP as a founding partner, Mr. Schwartz was a partner at Browne George Ross O’Brien Annaguey & Ellis LLP, a senior associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, and a trial attorney for the United States Department of Justice.