Jon Schwartz has 18 years of experience enforcing environmental laws in state and federal courts. He has represented clients on matters involving the Clean Water Act, storm water runoff, protection of wildlife and habitat, land use, highway projects, historic preservation, and injuries caused by exposure to toxic substances.
Jon was selected to the Georgia Super Lawyers list for 2014 and 2015. Atlanta Magazine recognized him as a “rising star” in environmental litigation.
In addition to environmental law, Jon handles cases involving contract disputes and claims against insurance companies.
Jon's clients have included Altamaha Riverkeeper, Chattooga Conservancy, Earth Island Institute, Georgia Conservancy, Georgia Forestwatch, Georgia Interfaith Power & Light, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, Sierra Club, Southern Appalachian Biodiversity Project, The Wilderness Society, and Wilderness Watch.
Emory School of Law, 1997
Tulane University, 1992