Michael S. Schwartz is a Senior Attorney for Chubb's New Jersey House Counsel firm of Kirmser, Lamastra, Cunningham & Skinner. Michael has been an associate of the firm since 2002. Michael has a strong background in product liability, premises liability and general personal injury litigation. He also has represented various categories of professionals including benefit plan administrators, property managers, third-party administrators and title agents in professional liability litigation. Michael also has experience in representing title insurance companies and collection companies in commercial litigation. Michael has tried more than a dozen cases to verdict. Michael has experienced great success in obtaining both voluntary and judicially ordered dismissals of plaintiffs' complaints for his clients.
EDUCATION Law: Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D., 1997) Undergraduate: Rutgers University (B.A., 1994)
BAR ADMISSIONS State: New Jersey State Bar, 1997 District Courts: U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 1997 Appellate Courts: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2004 Supreme Court: U.S. Supreme Court, 2005
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS New Jersey State Bar Association
ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS Michael has presented numerous seminars over the years on a wide range of topics. Most recently, Michael gave a presentation to various professionals on Defense and Indemnification and Additional Insured Clauses in New Jersey.