Todd Schwartz is a partner in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s San Francisco and Palo Alto offices. His practice focuses on strategic and private equity mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital fund formation and operation, minority and venture capital investments and restructuring, bankruptcy, and distressed investments. Mr. Schwartz represents companies as well as private equity funds in all aspects of their businesses.
Mr. Schwartz regularly advises boards of directors and senior management regarding their fiduciary duties and corporate governance. Mr. Schwartz has advised borrowers (including portfolio, privately-held, and public companies), creditors, and distressed investors (including hedge funds and private equity funds) in acquisitions, out-of-court restructurings, and chapter 11 cases.
Mr. Schwartz received a B.A. in Integrative Biology and Legal Studies from the University of California, Berkeley. He received his J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law, where he was a member of the University of Illinois Law Review and editor for the Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal. Mr. Schwartz is admitted to practice in California, Illinois, and Texas.
Admitted to Practice in the following venues:
University of Illinois College of Law, J.D. (magna cum laude)University of California, Berkeley, B.A.
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