Roger G. Schwartz is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Schwartz is a member of the Finance Department. He has extensive bankruptcy and restructuring expertise and focuses his practice on representing administrative agents, secured lenders, strategic and financial buyers and sellers of stock, assets or debt primarily in the context of financially distressed situations (inside and outside of formal insolvency proceedings), creditors’ committees and debtors in Chapter 11 cases and workouts. Mr. Schwartz also represents equity sponsors, special committees of boards of directors and the United States government in connection with complex US and international bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings, corporate restructurings and financial recapitalizations.
Mr. Schwartz also has an active practice representing major financial institutions and other clients in bankruptcy and commercial litigation matters.
Mr. Schwartz clerked for Judge Richard L. Nygaard, Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He has authored or co-authored numerous articles and publications related to bankruptcy and insolvency law.