Jeffrey B. Schwartz

Lateral Recruitment Partner
Office Leader

(518) 618-1215
Download vCard

Mr. Schwartz concentrates his practice in banking and corporate law, including venture capital transactions, equity/asset acquisitions and dispositions, and general corporate counsel services. He regularly works with startups and technology and emerging growth companies through all stages of their growth, from formation through dealings with venture financing and other capital raising initiatives. In addition to his experience with such clients, Mr. Schwartz represents various capital providers, from angel investors to venture capital funds. He also represents a number of borrowers and banks/institutional lenders in connection with varied forms of financing, including secured and unsecured credit facilities.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in City & State Albany Power 100, 2022
  • Listed as a Leading Individual in Chambers USA: Americas Leading Lawyers for Business, 2015-2019


  • Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., cum laude, 1995
  • State University of New York College at New Paltz, B.A., 1990

Professional Associations

  • Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Science & Technology Law Section
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Corporation Counsel Section
  • Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce
  • Saratoga Economic Development Corporation
    • Advance Saratoga Startup Advisory Team
  • Upstate Venture Association of New York, Inc.

Present Activities

  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Upstate New York/Vermont Chapter, Trustee
  • Spark Saratoga, Mentor
  • Center for Economic Growth/RPI Venture B-plan Series, Judging Panel

Past Activities

  • New York Business Plan Competition, Capital Region, University at Albany – School of Business, Judge, April 2018