Steven Schwartz – Attorney

Steven Schwartz Attorney at Law - Delaware LawyerSteven Schwartz was a college professor before attending law school. He moved from New Jersey to Delaware in 1967 to teach physics and calculus at Wesley College in Dover. Steven holds undergraduate and masters degrees in physics from Temple University. In 1974 he obtained his JD from Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, New Jersey. Steven was admitted to practice law in Delaware in 1974. He is the founder and senior partner of the firm. Steven maintains primary responsibility for the firm’s real estate litigation, corporate and business litigation, and Court of Chancery practice.

Phone: (302) 678-8700
Fax: (302) 678-8702
Email: Steven.Schwartz@SchwartzandSchwartz.com
Offices: Steven sees clients in the Dover office

Primary Areas of Practice (90% or more of Steve’s practice is devoted to the following):
Real estate litigation
Commercial real estate transactions
Residential real estate transactions
General commercial litigation
Estate litigation and administration
Court of Chancery litigation
Mediation/Arbitration

Other Areas of Practice (less than 10% of practice is devoted to the following):
Personal injury litigation
Wrongful death litigation

Bar Admissions
Bar of the Supreme Court of Delaware
United States District Court for Delaware

Education
Temple University, Bachelor of Arts in Physics
Temple University, Master of Arts in Physics
Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, NJ

Memberships
Delaware State Bar Association
Kent County Bar Association
Vice President, member of the Board of Directors, Kent County SPCA
Camden-Wyoming Rotary Club
Vice president, member of the Board of Directors, Congregation Beth Sholom

Representative cases
The Reserves Development Corporation v. 30 Lots, LLC, C.A. No. 4144-CC (Del.Ch. July 2, 2010). See opinion here. Secured an Order directing the defendant bank to place $1.16 Million in trust to cover anticipated damages awards.

Midland Grange No. 27 v. Rosalie Walls, C.A. No. 2155-VCN (Del.Ch. Feb. 28, 2008). See opinion here. Successfully defended purchaser of real property where a dispute arose as to whether the sale was proper.

Jackson’s Ridge Homeowner’s Association v. May, C.A. No. 2043-VCN (Del.Ch. Nov. 20, 2007). See the opinion of the Court here. Secured a permanent injunction on behalf of a homeowners association, enforcing deed restriction prohibiting a business in a residential neighborhood.

Kibler v. Wooters, C.A. No. 1351-VCN (Del.Ch. June 6, 2007). For a copy of the opinion, click here. Secured an award of $212,000.00 against the administrator of an estate who wrongfully converted the decedent’s assets to her own.