Phillips Lytle, LLP
Practice Areas Banking & Commercial; Corporate & Securities; Capital and Innovation
Mr. Schwartz concentrates his practice in banking and corporate law. He regularly works with start-ups, technology and emerging growth companies through all stages of their growth, from formation through dealings with venture financing and other capital raising initiatives. In addition to his experience with such clients, Mr. Schwartz also represents various capital providers, from angel investors to venture capital funds. Mr. Schwartz also represents a number of borrowers and banks/institutional lenders in connection with varied forms of financing, including secured and unsecured credit facilities.
Admitted to Practice New York
Education Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., cum laude, 1995 State University of New York College at New Paltz, B.A., 1990
Professional Associations New York State Bar Association
Publications "An Ounce of Prevention Avoids Trouble", Saratoga Business Journal, February 2004
"Be Aware of Revisions to UCC Article 9", Business Review, November 2001
Present Activities Saratoga Chamber of Commerce Saratoga Economic Development Corporation
Philips Lytle, LLP coordinates legal expertise from various practice groups, areas, and industry teams in order to meet the specific needs of their clients. This cross-disciplinary approach enables them to tailor their resources to the clients' exact situation, rather than limit their options to attorneys or legal teams that may not be the most suitable for their circumstances. Phillips Lytle is a full-service law firm, which means that they can fully service the client's needs by marshaling attorneys from the right areas into a collaborative, customized team.
At Phillips Lytle, their practice groups have been built around their clients' foremost legal needs: Commercial, Corporate, Family Wealth Planning, Labor & Employment, and Trial. Each practice group is then comprised of carefully selected practice areas, with each practice area staffed with highly experienced, client-focused lawyers. Many of their attorneys also teach at colleges and universities. It is this level of expertise that has earned Phillips Lytle a coveted spot on DuPont's roster of Primary Law Firms.
Phillips Lytle is a national leader in environmental and energy law. Their extensive and successful history of representing a wide range of clients spans decades and includes their role as sole defense counsel to Occidental Chemical for personal injury actions, and co-counsel on cleanup actions related to Love Canal. Fortune 200 companies regularly rely on Phillips Lytle for assistance with environmental issues in New York.