“Over the years our group has developed a deep understanding of the insurance industry that helps us provide more sophisticated advice.”
Steve Schwartz is a nationally-recognized reinsurance litigator. Over the past 25 years, Steve has handled disputes involving the biggest names and most important issues in reinsurance. He is also the author of a leading treatise on reinsurance law.
Steve has been the lead lawyer in arbitration hearings and in state and federal trials involving virtually every kind of reinsurance. In addition, he represents clients in insurance coverage litigation, as well as disputes arising out of acquisitions of reinsurance companies and other insurance transactions.
Steve is highly regarded. According to Chambers USA, “[s]ources praise his ‘thorough, dedicated and creative approach,’ as well as his ‘very well-prepared, analytical style.’” Another source told Chambers: “We are happy to give our biggest cases to him.”
In recognition of his industry leadership, in 2017 Steve was elected to the Board of Directors of ARIAS-US, an organization that promotes sound practices and high ethical standards in reinsurance arbitration. He is a frequent speaker and author on reinsurance issues.
Before joining Chaffetz Lindsey, Steve was a partner at Locke Lord and Clifford Chance.
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