Michael A. Schwartz
Mr. Schwartz is General Counsel of Strategic Value Partners. He joined the Firm in 2006 and became the General Counsel in 2022. From 2005 to 2006, Mr. Schwartz was an associate in the Transactional group of Arnold & Porter LLP’s New York office, where he focused on representing investment funds in acquisitions, divestitures, financings and restructuring transactions. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Schwartz was an associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions group of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, where he focused on private M&A transactions in the financial services industry.
Mr. Schwartz received his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2003 and his B.A. from Wesleyan University in 2000, where he double majored in Economics and Psychology and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Mr. Schwartz also serves as a Managing Director on the North American Investment Team.