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Mr. Schwartzberg is a member of the Corporate and Financial Services groups and he has served the firm in a number of leadership roles. He applies his business background and broad range of legal experience to assist his clients with complex commercial issues.


Mr. Schwartzberg has developed and presented lectures on tax aspects of bankruptcy and buy-sell agreements to certified public accountants for continuing professional education credits. Other presentations have covered purchases and sales of professional practices, employment agreements, comparing the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods to Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code, and the Pennsylvania Electronic Transactions Act.

Prior Experience

Prior to entering legal practice, Mr. Schwartzberg had substantial program management and contract administration experience with a variety of commercial and government satellite program.

Community & Pro Bono

Mr. Schwartzberg serves as a volunteer child advocate with the Support Center for Child Advocates in Philadelphia and is a member of Schnader’s Pro Bono Committee.


  • Temple University Beasley School of LawJ.D.1985
  • University of Pennsylvania, Wharton SchoolB.S.1979

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1986
  • Pennsylvania, 1985

Representative Matters

Transactional Work

  • Mr. Schwartzberg has represented domestic and international purchasers and sellers of a variety of businesses including manufacturers, distributors, retailers, technology companies, professional practices and service businesses.
  • He has structured, drafted and negotiated contracts for the purchase and sale of goods and services including pharmaceutical and automotive products, license agreements, development agreements, leases, and a wide variety of other contracts for U.S. and foreign-based companies.


  • Mr. Schwartzberg advises clients on the formation of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and joint ventures, and related tax and liability issues.
  • He has extensive experience representing the owners of closely held businesses, including stockholder and employment agreements, succession planning, buy-ins and buy-outs and dispute resolution.

Financial Services

  • Mr. Schwartzberg’s financial services work includes secured and unsecured lending and representation of banks in single- and multiple-lender facilities, credit enhancement for bond financing, debtor-in-possession financing, inter creditor agreements, leasing, and representation of manufacturers providing financing to distributors and customers.
  • He represents borrowers in a variety of business areas including manufacturing, wholesale distribution, retail, professional and other services, and healthcare.
  •  His loan workout experience includes forbearance agreements, loan restructuring and the sale of collateral.
  •  He also has experience in purchasing businesses and assets in bankruptcy proceedings.