in Washington and California
Public Defender, WD WA, 1975 -1981
Stanford Law School, 1971 (Order of the Coif)
H. Schwartz is a litigator concentrating in the representation of companies
and persons in federal criminal and related civil matters. Before entering
Schwartz has represented a diverse group of clients faced with allegations
of antitrust violations, tax offenses, government program fraud, bank
fraud, money laundering, Export Control Act violations, and environmental
crimes. His work includes representing witnesses before federal grand
juries, trial and appellate litigation. He has also assisted clients
with in-house compliance programs and in
Although based in Seattle, Mr. Schwartz has appeared in United States District Courts from coast to coast and from border to border. Clients range from Fortune 100 companies to small businesses, and their officers and employees.
Mr. Schwartz is active in Bar Association matters and has served on governing boards of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the American Bar Association's Criminal Justice Section, and the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (WACDL). He is a past president of the Federal Bar Association of the Western District of Washington and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.