Irwin H. Schwartz: Attorney at Law

Irwin H. Schwartz

Admitted in Washington and California
Concentrating in White Collar Criminal Litigation and Related Civil
Matters, e.g., RICO and False Claims Act Defense

Federal Public Defender, WD WA, 1975 -1981
Assistant U.S. Attorney and Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney, WD
WA, 1972 - 1975

J.D., Stanford Law School, 1971 (Order of the Coif)
B.A. Brooklyn College, 1968 (Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa)

Irwin H. Schwartz is a litigator concentrating in the representation of companies and persons in federal criminal and related civil matters. Before entering private
practice, Mr. Schwartz was both a federal prosecutor and the Federal Public Defender in the Western District of Washington (Seattle).

Mr. 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
conducting internal investigations.

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.