David Alan Schwartz

David Alan Schwartz

Protecting the civil rights of all for over 32 years.
  • Civil Rights, Criminal Law, White Collar Crime
  • California, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania
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DAVID A. SCHWARTZ is a partner in the law firm of Schwartz & Posnock. Mr. Schwartz, an attorney since 1983, is licensed in the State and Federal Courts of New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and California, as well as before the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Schwartz was a member of the Executive Committee of the Criminal Law Section of the State Bar of California in 1996. As a Special Assistant Corporation Counsel for the New York City Law Department, New York, Special Federal Litigation Division, Mr. Schwartz was awarded the Division Chief’s Award for Outstanding Legal Services on behalf of the City of New York in 2003. Mr. Schwartz clerked for the Hon. John Garrett Penn, U.S.D.J., in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, and worked extensively on the trial of ABSCAM defendant John Jenrrett, a former U.S. Congressman from South Carolina. Presentations: August, 2001, The Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors Annual Conference (Outside Counsel’s Cooperation with Health Care Provider’s Counsel to Uncover Potential Fraud and Abuse); March, 1999, Surviving Health Care Fraud Investigations – Federal Health Care Acquisition Conference, United States Department of Defense and Department of Veteran’s Affairs; 1996, The University of California, State Bar of California “Business Crimes: Their Collateral Consequences for Employers;” and the State Bar of California: “Into the Modern Age: Using Computers, the Internet and Demonstrative Techniques in the Courtroom.” Testimony: 1994, before the Advisory Committee on Criminal Rules of the Judicial Conference of the United States regarding proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure. Articles: “The Role of Internal Auditors and Provider Attorneys in Investigations, “New Perspectives on Healthcare Auditing, Vol. 20, No. 3, Summer 2001; “The Digital Telephony Legislation of 1994: Law Enforcement Hitches a Ride on the Information Superhighway, “Cr

Practice Areas
  • Civil Rights
  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crime
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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New Jersey
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New York
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Pennsylvania
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3rd Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Schwartz & Posnock
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Partner in state and federal litigation practice focusing on criminal law, personal injury, and civil rights matters.
Special Assistant Corporate Counsel
New York City Law Department, Office of the Corporation Counsel, Special Federal Litigation Division
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Defense of federal civil rights actions brought against the City of New York and the New York Police Department.
Owner
Law Offices of David A. Schwartz
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Solo practitioner representing individuals and companies in white collar and general criminal matters, civil rights litigation, and personal injury cases.
Associate Attorney
Walder, Sondak, Berkeley & Brogan
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Associate attorney representing individual and corporate clients in general and white collar criminal matters.
Assistant Deputy Defender
State of New Jersey - Office of the Public Defender, Essex Region
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Criminal defense attorney representing individuals in all aspects of criminal cases in the New Jersey Superior Court, including numerous jury trials.
Assistant Defender
Defender Association of Philadelphia
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Criminal defense attorney in a large urban public defender's office. Represented individuals in all aspects of criminal felony and misdemeanor cases, including motions, trials, and appeals.
Education
Antioch University
J.D. (1983) | Law
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Honors: Phi Delta Phi
Activities: Teaching Assistant
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Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway
B.A. (1979) | History
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Honors: Highest Honors
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Awards
Division Chief's Award for Outstanding Legal Services
City of New York Law Department, Special Federal Litigation Division
Phi Delta Phi
International Legal Fraternity
Highest Honors History Department
Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway
Professional Associations
Association of Federal Defense Attorneys
Member
Current
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State Bar of California
Executive Committee Member
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Activities: Criminal Law Committee
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State Bar of California
Chair, Business Crimes Panel
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State Bar of California
Chair, Business Crimes Panel
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Publications
Articles & Publications
The Role of Internal Auditors and Provider Attorneys in Investigations
New Perspectives on Healthcare Auditing
The Digital Telephony Legislation of 1994: Law Enforcement Hitches a Ride on the Information Superhighway
Criminal Law Bulletin
California Criminal Law Forms Manual
State Bar of California
Corporate Compliance Programs Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines: From the Theoretical to Effective Implementation
California Business Law Reporter
Legal Dispositions and Interventions
Prescription Drug Abuse and Dependence
Defending the Driving Under the Influence of Drugs Case
New Jersey Lawyer
Using the Amendments to the Domestic Violence Act Offensively
New Jersey Lawyer
Websites & Blogs
Website
NJ Civil Rights Lawyers
Contact & Map
Main office
99 Corbett Way
Suite 203
EATONTOWN, NJ, NJ 07724
USA
Telephone: (732) 544-1460
Fax: (732) 544-1462
70 South Orange Avenue
Livingston, NJ, USA
Telephone: (732) 544-1460
Fax: (732) 544-1462