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Seth J. Schwartz

Phaidra GarciaSeth J. Schwartz is an attorney at the Walnut Creek office of McDowell Shaw Garcia & Patton. Mr. Schwartz was previously a partner at the following insurance defense law firms: Archer Norris, PLC, McNamara, et. al., and Strickland, Haapala, et al.

An experienced trial attorney, Mr. Schwartz has practiced for over 25 years with a focus on Civil Litigation Defense, representing insurance companies and their insureds in first-party and third-party cases. He has lectured at the USF School of Law, speaking on Law Firm Management and Ethics. He has also lectured on Negotiations and Settlements and handling head injury claims.

Mr. Schwartz has an AV Martindale rating and is a Bay Area Super Lawyer.

Civil Litigation and Trials
Special Investigations / Insurance Fraud

University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A.
McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, J.D., 1981

Walnut Creek Office