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  • Hugh B. Brown Professor of Law, College Of Law
  • Professor, College Of Law
  • Associate Professor, College Of Law

Research Summary

My research centers on securities law, investment-management regulation, and retirement policy.

Education

  • , BA Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles

Biography

Professor Schwartz received his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his law degree, Order of the Coif, from the University of California, Berkeley. His research centers on securities law, corporate law, investment-management regulation, and retirement policy.  His articles have been published, or are forthcoming, in leading journals, including the Washington University Law Review, the North Carolina Law Review, the Illinois Law Review, the Journal of Corporation Law, and the Harvard Business Law Review.  They have also been anthologized in the Securities Law Review and the Corporate Practice Commentator.

Professor Schwartz has commented for a number of news outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, and has testified before Congress.  Prior to entering academics, he practiced law in Southern California. He served both as in-house counsel and as a corporate attorney for Munger, Tolles & Olson, where he represented clients regarding mergers and acquisitions, corporate-governance matters, and securities-law compliance.

Professor Schwartz teaches Business Organizations, Corporate Finance, Current Issues in Securities Law, Securities Law - Private Companies, and Securities Law - Public Companies.