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Schwartz, Daniel

Daniel R. Schwartz

Direct Tel: +1 312-705-7455, Direct Fax: +1 312 705 7401
Tel: +1 312 705 7400 Fax: +1 312 705 7401

Dan Schwartz is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s Chicago office whose practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, white collar investigations and defense, class actions, and fraud. Prior to joining Quinn, Dan clerked for the Honorable Carlos T. Bea of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and worked as a litigation associate for other major international firms.  

Dan has helped clients resolve a wide range of disputes, including those involving breach of contract, the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute, defamation, securities fraud, antitrust, FLSA collective action, bankruptcy litigation, and regulatory disputes.

Dan has also represented clients on appeal to numerous state and federal courts, including in 2019 arguing a matter of first impression involving the First Amendment in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

  • New York University School of Law
    (J.D., magna cum laude, 2015)
    • Order of the Coif
  • Brandeis University
    (Ph.D. Candidate, M.A. Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, 2010)
  • Vassar College
    (B.A., Jewish Studies, Public Policy Economics, Russian, 2007)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
The State Bar of Illinois The State Bar of New York
  • Russian
  • Kirkland and Ellis, LLP (Chicago):
    • Associate, 2018-2020
  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Carlos T. Bea:
    • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2017-2018
  • Boies Schiller Flexner LLP (New York):
    • Associate, 2015-2017

Invited Lectures

  • “Jews, Modernism, and the Construction of the West,” 25 October 2011, Brandeis University
  • “Heinrich Heine, Hegel, and the Construction of Modern Jewish Secularism,” 15 September 2011, Brandeis University
  • Dve-otstraneniye: a new way to read War and Peace,” 10 April 2008, Brandeis University
  • “Swedish Responses to German War-time Policy,” 5 April 2010, Brandeis University
  • “Spanish, Portuguese, and Swiss government’s response to Anti-Jewish violence,” 7 April 2010, Brandeis University
  • “Jews and Radical Politics: the Origins of Socialism in Europe”: 4 October 2010, Brandeis University
  • “Russia’s Jewish Problem”: 6 October 2010, Brandeis University
  • “The Jewish Core of American Popular Music”: 15 November 2010, Brandeis University
  • “Between Orientalism and Farce: the Jewish Other in the film Borat,” 24 April 2008, Brandeis University