Kevin S Schwartz is a partner in the litigation department of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. He serves on the executive committee of the New York City Bar Association, where he was previously chair of the judiciary committee, and is also a visiting lecturer in law at Yale Law School, where he teaches an advanced corporate litigation seminar.
Mr Schwartz’s practice includes corporate, commercial and securities litigation at both the trial and appellate levels, as well as a variety of regulatory and corporate governance matters. He has worked on a number of the firm’s high-profile matters, including M&A litigation in the courts of Delaware and other complex litigation in courts around the country.
He also represented several of the nation’s leading financial institutions in the resolution of federal regulatory investigations arising out of the financial crisis of 2008. In addition, Mr Schwartz has worked on a number of pro bono matters important to New York State.
Mr Schwartz received his BA from Harvard College and was awarded the Sophia Freund Prize as the top-ranked summa cum laude graduate. He earned his MBA and PhD from Oxford University as a Marshall Scholar, received his JD from Yale Law School, and previously served as a lecturer in the Political Science Department Faculty of Yale University.
Mr Schwartz served as a law clerk to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court of the United States and to Judge Guido Calabresi on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
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