Jon Schwartz has 16 years of environmental litigation experience 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, historic preservation, and injuries caused by exposure to toxic substances.
In addition to environmental law and toxic torts, Jon handles cases involving construction defects, contract disputes, claims against insurance companies, and real estate litigation.
Jon was selected to the 2014 Georgia Super Lawyers list and Atlanta Magazine has recognized him as a “rising star” in environmental litigation.
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
PRACTICE AREAS Environmental Law Storm Water Runoff Toxic Torts Zoning and Land Use Historic Preservation
Jon L. Schwartz Attorney at Law 1170 Peachtree St. Suite 1200 Atlanta, GA 30309