Katie L. Schwartz is an Associate in the Litigation and Labor and Employment practices of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP. Ms. Schwartz was an Associate at Freeborn & Peters, which combined with SGR in 2023.
Ms. Schwartz has commercial and business litigation experience, and has represented clients in state and federal courts. She has additionally defended and prosecuted actions involving contract disputes, partnership disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, business torts (including fraud, tortious interference, and unfair competition), cooperative law, and rights of shareholders and members of LLCs.
Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Schwartz worked as an Associate at Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP in New York, where she conducted legal research on substantive and procedural law and regulations, analyzed client issues, and composed legal arguments in support of claims and defenses. During her time at Abrams Fensterman, she additionally worked on copyright and election law cases and Article 75 and Article 78 proceedings. Ms. Schwartz previously worked as a Judicial Intern for Hon. Cheryl Pollak, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, and a Litigation Paralegal at Cravath, Swaine & Moore.
She received her B.A. from Johns Hopkins University, and her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Ms. Schwartz is licensed in the State of New York, and admitted to practice in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Defended and prosecuted actions involving contract disputes, partnership disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, business torts (including fraud, tortious interference, and unfair competition), cooperative law and rights of shareholders and members of LLCs.
Engaged in extensive motion practice including discovery and dispositive motions.