Gary R. Schwartz has been with the firm since 1983, and is Jacobson & Schwartz, LLP’s Managing Partner. In this position, Mr. Schwartz assumes a hands-on role to ensure that the Firms clientele of leading insurance carriers is receiving the highest level of advice, counsel, representation and defense in a myriad of bodily injury and property and casualty claims.


Mr. Schwartz’s commanding knowledge of the latest trends and developments in insurance defense is vital to his role at Jacobson & Schwartz, LLP. He brings a fresh perspective to some of the industry’s most challenging issues, offering sound legal strategies to best protect the interests of insurance carriers.


Mr. Schwartz stresses the importance of the attorney’s early involvement on behalf of their clients, in order to impart the best advice at the inception of a case. His defense and litigation prowess is widely recognized throughout the insurance industry, as well as broader legal circles. Mr. Schwartz is often called upon by industry and professional associates to lecture on topics ranging from insurance coverage and cancellation issues to the latest legislative developments involving no-fault insurance.




Other Professional Credentials: 

  • Active member in the New York State Bar Association

  • Active member of the Nassau County Bar Association

  • Active member of the Defense Association of New York

  • Active member of the Defense Research Institute



  • Juris Doctor, St. John’s University

  • Bachelor of Science, St. John’s University

  • Admitted to New York Bar, 1980 


Community Service:

  • Service on the Scholarship Committee for the Hispanic Brotherhood of Rockville Centre’s Annual Dinner Dance

  • Active involvement in the Rockville Centre Chamber of Commerce and former Director, Secretary and President


Mr. Schwartz is married, has two children and one grandchild.


Gary R. Schwartz