Jon Schwartz represents clients in state and federal courts on a range of environmental and land use issues, including Clean Water Act suits, storm water runoff, industrial permit appeals, historic preservation, protection of wildlife and habitat, road construction, polluted property, and injuries caused by exposure to toxic substances.
Jon also handles cases involving construction defects, contract disputes, claims against insurance companies, and real estate litigation.
Jon was selected to the Georgia Super Lawyers list in 2014, 2015, and 2016.
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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||1997||11/27/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2016|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2014|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2010|
|Grant Recipient||Emory Public Interest Committee||1995|
|Owner||Jon L Schwartz, Attorney at Law||2004 - Present|
|Associate||Stack & Associates, PC||1997 - 2004|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Georgia Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|State Bar of Georgia||Member||1997 - Present|
|Georgia Trial Lawyers Association||Legislative Committee||2008 - 2012|
|American Association for Justice||Member||2005 - 2012|
|Georgia ForestWatch||Past Board Member||1999 - 2001|
|Emory Public Interest Committee||Member||1994 - 1997|
|Pratt v. General Insurance Company of America||Recovered complete compensation and attorney's fees|
|John Draper et al. v. H. Roberts Family, LLC,||Court found defendants in violation of Clean Water Act|
|Smart Growth-Forsyth County v. Dep't of Planning and Development||Big-box store complied with design standards|
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|Environmental Law Newsletter||The Interplay of Environmental Land Use and Zoning Laws for the Protection of Georgia Coastal Resources||2004|
|Emory University||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1997|
|Tulane University||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|Office of State Administrative Hearings Operations||Challenging EPD Permits||2002|