Biography

Rachel Schwartz is an associate in the Firm's Litigation department. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. From 2014 to 2015, Ms. Schwartz served as a law clerk to the Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Representative Matters

Representing chemical manufacturing company in breach-of-contract disputes involving financing and supply agreements.

Represented leading communications company in breach-of contract dispute involving indemnification of underlying patent lawsuit.

Representing internet provider in connection with state attorney general false advertising investigation.

Representing national civil rights organization asserting trademark claims.

Represented pharmaceutical company in federal multidistrict litigation against personal injury claims arising from the use of prescription drugs.

Representing a European bank in connection with a putative class action alleging antitrust violations based on alleged collusion and manipulation of a benchmark rate.

Advising boards and leadership teams concerning data security assessments and regulatory compliance.

Pro Bono

Representing a client in the appeal of his criminal conviction before the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York.

Representing former tenants in suit against landlord for property damage caused by fire.

Representing client in state prison in petition seeking clemency to the Governor of New York.

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; Northern District of California
  • New York
  • California

Publications

Co-Author, "A New Strain Of Inequitable Conduct Litigation," Law360 (October 2017)