Alan H. Schwartz is a member of the firm’s e-discovery, antitrust and commercial litigation practice groups. He has been with the firm since October 2005.
Mr. Schwartz has many years’ experience handling all aspects of electronic discovery including the management of vendors and document review attorneys in the collection, review and production of data for various small to large-size litigations.
Mr. Schwartz was a member of the team that recently secured a $2.75 billion settlement for Discover Financial Services, Inc. in its lawsuit against Visa and MasterCard for damages due to rules that prohibited banks in the United States from issuing Discover cards.
Prior to joining Constantine Cannon, Mr. Schwartz was an associate at a prominent class action firm where he focused on antitrust and securities matters. He participated as co-counsel in In re Visa Check/MasterMoney Antitrust Litigation, representing a class of over five million merchant plaintiffs against Visa and MasterCard. He was involved in all stages of the litigation including fact discovery, depositions and preparing witnesses for trial. The case settled for $3.38 billion, as well as injunctive relief, resulting in one of the largest settlements in antitrust history.
Mr. Schwartz received his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School. He also earned an M.B.A. in Finance from the Fordham University Graduate School of Business. He graduated with a B.A. from Rutgers University. He is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey and before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association.