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Steven Schwartz was a college professor before attending law school. He moved from New Jersey to Delaware in 1967 to teach physics and calculus at Wesley College in Dover. Steven holds undergraduate and masters degrees in physics from Temple University. In 1974 he obtained his JD from Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, New Jersey. Steven was admitted to practice law in Delaware in 1974. He is the founder and senior partner of the firm. Steven maintains primary responsibility for the firm’s real estate litigation, corporate and business litigation, and Court of Chancery practice.

Primary Areas of Practice (90% or more of Steve’s practice is devoted to the following):
  • Real estate litigation
  • Commercial real estate transactions
  • Residential real estate transactions
  • General commercial litigation
  • Estate litigation and administration
  • Court of Chancery litigation
  • Mediation/Arbitration
Other Areas of Practice (less than 10% of practice is devoted to the following):
Bar Admissions
  • Bar of the Supreme Court of Delaware
  • United States District Court for Delaware
  • Temple University, Bachelor of Arts in Physics
  • Temple University, Master of Arts in Physics
  • Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, NJ
  • Delaware State Bar Association
  • Kent County Bar Association
  • Vice President, member of the Board of Directors, Kent County SPCA
  • Camden-Wyoming Rotary Club
  • Vice president, member of the Board of Directors, Congregation Beth Sholom
Representative cases
  • The Reserves Development Corporation v. 30 Lots, LLC, C.A. No. 4144-CC (Del.Ch. July 2, 2010). See opinion here. Secured an Order directing the defendant bank to place $1.16 Million in trust to cover anticipated damages awards.
  • Midland Grange No. 27 v. Rosalie Walls, C.A. No. 2155-VCN (Del.Ch. Feb. 28, 2008). See opinion here. Successfully defended purchaser of real property where a dispute arose as to whether the sale was proper.
  • Jackson’s Ridge Homeowner’s Association v. May, C.A. No. 2043-VCN (Del.Ch. Nov. 20, 2007). See the opinion of the Court here. Secured a permanent injunction on behalf of a homeowners association, enforcing deed restriction prohibiting a business in a residential neighborhood.
  • Kibler v. Wooters, C.A. No. 1351-VCN (Del.Ch. June 6, 2007). For a copy of the opinion, click here. Secured an award of $212,000.00 against the administrator of an estate who wrongfully converted the decedent’s assets to her own.