Martin V. Schwartz

Special Counsel
New York City
(212) 508-0428
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Mr. Schwartz concentrates his practice in the areas of bankruptcy, equipment finance litigation, equipment leasing and secured lending transactions, including syndications, tax exempt financing and vendor equipment/software financing.

Prior to joining Phillips Lytle, he was with Siemens Corporation for the last 23 years – most recently serving as General Counsel of Siemens Financial Services, Inc.

Additional Areas of Focus

Lease/Secured Lending Litigation/Bankruptcy Matters; Lease/Secured Lending Transactions

Admitted to Practice

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


  • Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., with distinction, 1975
  • Queens College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1972

Professional Associations

  • American Association of Equipment Lessors
  • American Bar Association
  • Association for Government Leasing & Finance
  • Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys
  • Association of Corporate Counsel, NJ Chapter
  • Equipment Leasing and Finance Association
  • New York City Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association