Peter Schwartz’s principal areas of practice include corporate finance; public and private securities offerings; merger and acquisition transactions for public and private companies; and private equity and other alternative asset fund formation, mutual funds, and investment advisers. He also counsels clients on securities compliance and disclosure issues and general corporate and governance issues.
Mr. Schwartz has written and co-written articles in several journals, such as wallstreetlawyer, and is the co-author and contributing author of several chapters in treatises on corporate and securities matters. He speaks frequently on corporate and securities topics.
He has been named in The Best Lawyers in America® for Mutual Funds Law since 2006, and was named Denver “Lawyer of the Year” for Mutual Funds Law by Best Lawyers in 2013 and 2016. Mr. Schwartz was also recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Colorado Super Lawyer in 2016 in the area of Securities and Corporate Finance.
Mr. Schwartz is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Colfax Marathon and the Secretary/Treasurer and a member of the Executive Committee of the Colorado Lawyers Committee.
While pursuing his legal education at Columbia University, Mr. Schwartz was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar from 1993 to 1996, and the recipient of the Jane Marks Murphy Prize in 1996.
Columbia University, J.D., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 1996
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.S.R.E., 1993
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.C.P., 1993
Princeton University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1989