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, “Criminal Law Bulletin, Vol. 31, No. 3, May-June 1995; “Corporate Compliance Programs Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines: From the Theoretical to Effective Implementation,” California Business Law Reporter, Vol. 16, No. 1, July 1994; “Using the Amendments to the Domestic Violence Act Offensively,” New Jersey Lawyer (1 NJL 1057), July 1992; and “Defending the Driving Under the Influence of Drugs Case,” New Jersey Lawyer (1 NJL 369), March 1992. Contributing author, California Criminal Law Forms Manual (CEB, University of California, 1994), and Prescription Drug Abuse and Dependence, Chapter 9, “Legal Dispositions and Interventions” (with Daniel P. Greenfield, M.D.), Charles C. Thomas Company, 1994.
Education: Rutgers University, BA, History and Political Science, with Highest Honors (1979); New York University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (1980); Antioch University School of Law, Juris Doctor (1983); teaching assistant 1983.
Bar Admissions: New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, California, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, United States District Court for the Northern District of California, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, United States Supreme Court.