As a co-founding Partner of Jacobson & Schwartz, LLP, Jacob (Jack) N. Schwartz helped develop the Firm into a premier insurance defense law firm representing carriers in the areas of bodily injury and property damage claims. Today, he remains a major force in assuring that the Firm’s high standard of professional service is consistently attained. Mr. Schwartz’s belief in the total focus on the carrier’s needs through all phases of representation and litigation management is the cornerstone of Jacobson & Schwartz, LLP. Effective and on-going communication with the carrier’s representatives, in addition to staying abreast of the latest legal trends and developments affecting carriers are the key factors in his facilitating the best outcomes on their behalf.


Mr. Schwartz brings a proven track record representing carriers in diverse matters of insurance defense. His experience and broad expertise are frequently requested by national and regional insurance and business associations for educational seminars and industry panels. Furthermore, he is among an elite group of attorneys often called upon to coach new attorneys at the onset of their careers regarding negotiations and courtroom performance.




Other Professional Credentials: 

  • Served as an Arbitrator in the Small Claims Courts in Manhattan and Brooklyn

  • Active member in the New York State Bar Association and Nassau County Bar Association, for which he served on the Professional Ethics Committee

  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Nassau Lawyers Association

  • Serves as a member of the Defense Research Institute and Defense Association of New York



  • Juris Doctor, Brooklyn Law School

  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Brooklyn College

  • New York University, Stern College of Business

  • Admitted to New York Bar, 1960 


Community Service:

  • Past Co-Chair for the Rockville Centre Community Fund for 10 consecutive years

  • Past member of the Board of Trustees and Chairman of the Law Committee for Central Synagogue of Nassau County


Mr. Schwartz is married, has two daughters, one step-son and 6 grandchildren.


Jack is still passionate about his career in the insurance defense law field and looks forward to continuing for many years to come.


Jacob N. Schwartz