Michael A. Schwartz
Mr. Schwartz is a member of the North American investment team and joined Strategic Value Partners in 2006
Mr. Schwartz has a particular focus on global restructurings involving bankruptcies, administrations, workouts, and litigations, leveraging his prior experience as a corporate and restructuring attorney. 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. Since 2022, Mr. Schwartz also serves as the Firm’s General Counsel.