Robert A. Schwartz


New Brunswick, NJ
120 Albany Street Plaza
6th Floor
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
P 732.448.2548 P 732.448.2548 | F 732.846.8877

New York, NY
156 West 56th Street
New York, NY 10019
P 212.237.1000 | F 212.262.1215
P 212.237.1000 | F 212.262.1215


Robert A. Schwartz concentrates on mergers and acquisitions, and bank regulatory and securities law.

Mr. Schwartz represents both underwriters and issuers in a variety of capital-raising transactions, including:

  • public offerings,
  • private placements, and
  • mutual-to-stock conversions of thrift institutions.

In addition, he represents both acquirers and sellers in merger and acquisition transactions, as well as a range of financial institutions in connection with regulatory matters, including holding company reorganizations.

Mr. Schwartz also counsels a variety of business entities on general issues of business law, such as:

  • executive compensation,
  • contract review,
  • joint venture formation,
  • succession planning,
  • and other general business issues.


  • NJBIZ Vanguard Series "Leaders in Law" (June 25, 2018).
  • The Best Lawyers in America - Banking & Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions and Litigation - M&A (2018-2023), as well as Corporate Law (2023). He was named "Lawyer of the Year" for Banking & Finance Law in 2023 and for Mergers & Acquisitions Law in 2021. 
  • NJBIZ's "Power 50 Banking" List - An annual review of New Jersey's banking industry leaders, which placed Mr. Schwartz among the top ten (October 3, 2011).


  • New Jersey Bankers Association
  • New York Bankers Association

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