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Samuel A. Schwartz

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Samuel Schwartz, a graduate of Loyola School of Law in Chicago, began his professional career with a general corporate practice in 1997, and transitioned to general corporate and bankruptcy practice in 1998. Prior to starting his own firm, Mr. Schwartz practiced commercial bankruptcy law, representing debtors and creditors on a broad range of business reorganization and restructuring matters involving a variety of industries, including South Edge, LLC, developer of Southern Nevada’s Inspirada Master Planned Community, W. R. Grace & Co.’s asbestos related Chapter 11 bankruptcies, Trans World Airlines, Inc. in its Chapter 11 cases, Zenith Electronics Corporation in its corporate restructuring and Chapter 11 reorganization, Jitney-Jungle Stores of America, Inc. in its Chapter 11 auction and liquidation,  AmeriServe Food Distribution in its Chapter 11 liquidation, PhyAmerica Physician Services in its Chapter 11 restructuring, auction and sale, The Williams Companies as the largest creditor in the bankruptcy of Williams Communication, Inc., among several other debtors and creditors in Chapter 11.

Specifically, Mr. Schwartz represents both consumers and businesses in all forms of restructuring, bankruptcy and workouts. In addition to handling all aspects of bankruptcy and restructuring workouts, Mr. Schwartz worked on corporate matters, specifically acquisitions, mergers, and general corporate representation. He also handles all aspects of real estate short sales and helped manage the sale of under-water properties in the states of Nevada, California, Arizona, Florida and Illinois.  Samuel Schwartz is also a real estate broker, licensed in the states of Florida and Nevada.


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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 40%
    10 years
  2. Chapter 7: 20%
    8 years
  3. Chapter 13: 15%
    8 years
  4. Chapter 11: 15%
    10 years
  5. Real Estate: 10%
    8 years



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  • Gina M. Corena

    I endorse this lawyer. Sam is probably one of the best bankruptcy attorneys in Nevada. He is sharp, knowledgeable and a strong advocate.


    Gina Corena Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Stacy M. Rocheleau

    Attorney Schwartz is among the most knowledegable in his field. I highly recommend him.


    Stacy Rocheleau Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Schwartz Flansburg PLLC

6623 Las Vegas Blvd S Unit 300
Las Vegas, NV, 89119-3246


AZActive 200907/11/2016
FLMember in Good Standing200406/27/2013
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199705/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Lawyers in NevadaLegal Network2015
Excellence in PracticeSuperLawyers2015
Legal EliteNevada Business Magazine2014
Top Lawyers AVVODesert Companion Magazine2014
Legal EliteNevada Business Magazine2013
Top Lawyers in NevadaLegal Network2013
Top 150 Law Firms in Southern NevadaNevada Business Magazine2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateWhite & Case2001 - 2004
AttorneyKirkland & Ellis1998 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Clarke County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bankruptcy InstituteN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
South Edge, LLCN/A
FTI Consulting, Inc.N/A
Florida Hooters, LLC.N/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University Chicago School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of Michigan Law SchoolN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
American Bankruptcy Insitute Wester Consumer ConferenceIndividual Chapter 112014
American Bankruptcy Institute Western Consumer ConferenceIndividual Chapter 11's2013
21st Annual Southwest Bankruptcy ConferenceIndividual Chapter 112013

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