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Brad Schwartz

Brad Schwartz

Lecturer in Law

Last Updated: Monday, April 3, 2017

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA




Brad Schwartz is the founder and managing partner of Strategic Law Partners, LLP. He has extensive experience in corporate and securities law matters, mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital and other financing transactions having closed several hundred financing and acquisitions over his career ranging from a few million to a few billion in deal size. Schwartz formed Strategic Law Partners over 20 years ago with the purpose of providing the highest quality corporate legal services to emerging growth and mid-market companies at reasonable rates and has been an active participant and leader in the Los Angeles technology and emerging growth community in Los Angeles for over 20 years.

Prior to the founding of Strategic Law Partners, Schwartz was a partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP, one of the country's leading law firms, where he spent ten years representing clients on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate governance issues. Subsequent to that, Schwartz was the senior vice president and general counsel of Quarterdeck Corporation, a publicly held technology firm, where he was responsible for mergers and acquisitions and debt and equity financing, as well as advising the board of directors.

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

U.S. News & World Report
August 14, 2017
Re: Andrew T. Guzman

Dean Andrew Guzman was mentioned for joining deans of other law schools in a statement to the American Bar Association asserting that the GRE serves as a valid and reliable alternative assessment to the LSAT.

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Daniel Klerman
June, 2017

“Economics of Legal History.” In The Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics, Vol. 3: Public Law and Legal Institutions, edited by Francesco Parisi. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Edward McCaffery
June, 2017

“Taxing Wealth Seriously.” Tax Law Review 70 (2017): 305.

Edward Kleinbard
June, 2017

“Reinventing Business Taxation: The Dual Business Enterprise Income Tax,” posted to SSRN.