Steven C. Schwartz

Chaffetz Lindsey LLP

STEVEN SCHWARTZ is Partner at Chaffetz Lindsey LLP. Steve Schwartz has devoted much of his practice to reinsurance litigation and arbitration since the early 1990s. He has represented major insurance and reinsurance companies in disputes involving property/casualty reinsurance, life/health reinsurance, insurance insolvency, alternative risk transfer and finite risk reinsurance. Steve has also represented clients in litigation relating to mergers and acquisitions of reinsurance companies, and in other disputes arising out of the use of reinsurance in corporate transactions.  Steve has acted as first chair in numerous arbitration hearings and in trials in federal and state court. Steve has been recognized by Chambers USA, where he is nationally ranked in Band 1 for Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance, and in New York in Band 2 for Dispute Resolution: Insurance.  Steve is also listed in the International Who’s Who of Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers. Steve is regularly called upon to write and speak on reinsurance issues.  He is the author of Reinsurance Law: An Analytic Approach (Law Journal Press), one of the leading treatises in the field.