Stephen W. Schwab

DLA Piper

Stephen W. Schwab is a Partner in DLA Piper LLP (US), resident in the Chicago office. He represents (re)insurance companies, brokers, trade organizations, regulators and receivers in disputes, transactions, regulatory and receivership matters. Stephen has published extensively and spoken widely on a broad array of (re)insurance-related subjects (see He is featured and highly ranked in the leading client and peer reviewed surveys of legal professionals, and won the ILO Client Choice Award, Insurance & Reinsurance, 2014 Illinois and 2010 U.S.A. Stephenis an observer on behalf of the International Bar Association to the Uniform Law Commission,Drafting Committee on the Uniform International Choice of Court Agreements Act (2009-present). He is a Board member of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and the ChicagoCommittee on Minorities in Large Law Firms. He is also Past Chair (2006-07), American Bar Association, Excess, Surplus Lines and Reinsurance Committee. B.A., Northwestern University (1979); J.D., Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University (1982, Order of Barristers); A.Re., Insurance School of Chicago (1995); Harvard Business School Leadership Program (2008).