Matthew L. Schwartz

Partner, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP

Mr. Schwartz focuses on government and internal investigations, white collar defense, regulatory compliance, and complex civil litigation.  An experienced courtroom lawyer who has first-chaired numerous jury and non-jury trials and argued more than a dozen federal appeals, he joined the firm in January 2015 after more than nine years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Manhattan. 

As a member of that office’s Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force, Mr. Schwartz led a number of high-profile matters, including the deferred prosecution agreement with JPMorgan on BSA/AML charges; the “London Whale” investigation; and all aspects of the Government’s investigation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities.  He is a three-time recipient of the John Marshall Award, the Department of Justice’s highest honor for lawyers.