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Aaron L. Schwartz

Associate

 

Aaron L. Schwartz has been associated with Kaplan Fox since July 2017.  He practices civil litigation with an emphasis on complex business disputes, securities, antitrust, and consumer protection.  

Aaron has extensive experience advocating for consumer and shareholder rights, having served on court-appointed lead counsel teams in notable antitrust, consumer protection, and securities matters, including In re Google Play Consumer Antitrust Litigation (monopolization of the Google Play Store), In re Apple Inc. Device Performance Litigation (iPhone throttling), and In re Vale S.A. Securities Litigation (misstatements and omissions to investors related to dam safety). 

Aaron also currently serves as counsel to certain public pension funds and institutional investor clients in matters concerning corporate mismanagement and breach of fiduciary duties, including In re Allianz Global Investor U.S. LLC Litigation and Sbriglio v. Zuckerberg et al.  

Prior to joining the firm, Aaron served as a Deputy Attorney General in the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, Antitrust Section. As a Deputy Attorney General, he conducted investigations, brought suit to enjoin anticompetitive corporate mergers, and prosecuted pharmaceutical product-hopping schemes, market allocation schemes, and unfair trade practices. Notable matters included FTC v. Penn State Hershey Medical Center and U.S. v. Aetna Inc.

Education: 
B.A., University of Wisconsin—Madison (2009)
J.D., The Pennsylvania State University—The Dickinson School of Law (2014)

Bar Affiliations and Court Admissions:
Bar of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Bar of the State of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Pennsylvania; and U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. 

Professional Affiliations:
Pennsylvania Bar Association 
American Bar Association

Publications:
Effective Merger Enforcement: Is it Time for a Retrospective Study on Cross-Market Provider Transactions, A.B.A., Section of Antitrust Law, 8 State Enforcement Committee Newsletter 4, 10 (Spring 2017).

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