BiographyMichael A. Schwartz is a partner and co-chair of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office. He is a member of the firmís White Collar Litigation and Investigations, and Media and Communications Practice Groups. Mr. Schwartz focuses his practice in the areas of criminal defense and counseling, internal corporate investigations, corporate compliance programs and First Amendment matters. Mr. Schwartz serves on the firmís Professional Responsibility Committee.
Mr. Schwartz represents businesses and individuals facing investigation by federal and state law enforcement authorities, government regulatory agencies and congressional committees. Mr. Schwartz also represents businesses and individuals who have been victims of crimes.
Mr. Schwartz serves as an adjunct instructor at Temple University Beasley School of Law, teaching trial advocacy and corruption law and policy. Mr. Schwartz also lectures frequently on corruption and other white-collar crime issues.
Mr. Schwartz is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University (B.A. 1987) and Yale Law School (J.D. 1990).
He is admitted to the Pennsylvania bar as well as before the United States Supreme Court.