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Evan Schwartz

Evan Schwartz

As the Firm’s Founder, CEO and Managing Partner, Evan is a highly skilled litigator in the niche area of insurance recovery claims and litigation, as well as in complex federal and state litigation.  For more than 25 years, Evan has and continues to manage claims and lawsuits against insurance companies in federal and state courts across the country, making insurance companies keep the promises they make to their policyholders.

Evan started his legal career as a law clerk at the New York Court of Appeals, New York’s highest court. He previously represented insurance companies, defending them in claims and lawsuits nationwide, and has throughout his career set legal precedent in the field of insurance recovery law that continues to impact cases today. He has been inducted as a lifetime member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Forum acknowledges excellence in advocacy by lawyers throughout the United States and is limited to attorneys who obtained for their clients multi-million dollar verdicts, awards, and settlements.

Evan has taught as an Adjunct Professor of Insurance Law at Touro Law Center and served as President of the Touro Alumni Association for five years. He frequently lectures to lawyers and other groups on topics of insurance claims and litigation, and is a regular lecturer for Lawline, the nation’s largest online continuing legal education provider.

Evan received his bachelor’s degree in journalism from Boston University and his Juris Doctorate from Touro Law Center, cum laude, where he was Editor of the Touro Law Review.  He is a member of multiple bar associations and legal associations related to the practice of insurance recovery law.  He is admitted to practice in New York, multiple federal district courts and federal appeals courts, and has been admitted in many federal and state courts across the nation, on a pro hac vice basis.

His practice includes all aspects of claims consulting, litigation, and appeals in the areas of insurance recovery claims and litigation, and business & complex litigation.

Evan and his two adult children live in New York City.

what our clients say about us


  • We as a society are not prepared to deal with catastrophic illness, and although I was smart enough to have taken out a Long-term Disability policy in my thirties, the

    Long Term Disability Client – California
  • Desperate and devastated with everything to lose, I put my life in the hands of Evan and Michail on faith. In my heart I always believed they would deliver, and

    Lawyer – Oklahoma
  • During the most trying part of my life, Schwartz Law’s attorneys were fighting for my life. I was physically just barely up on my own two feet, with a diagnosis

    Long Term Care Client – New York
  • A company made an error in how they sold me my long-term disability insurance policy and they offered me a lump sum settlement. I did not fully understand the offer

    Physician–New York
  • My claim was denied by my insurance company. My medical condition wasn’t understood by my physicians. My first attorney gave me terrible advice. My family faced financial ruin without the

    Physician – New York

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