Adam M. Schwartz
Adam Schwartz joined the firm in September 2022 after clerking for two judges at the Union County Superior Court in Elizabeth, New Jersey. After clerking for the Honorable Stacey K. Boretz in the Family Division for a shortened term, Adam went on to serve a full term clerking in the Special Civil Part of Union County under the Honorable Rosalba L. Comas. During his clerkships, Adam was responsible for reviewing motions, writing bench memoranda, managing the motion calendar, conducting legal research, preparing orders, and drafting legal opinions. Adam also served as a court-trained mediator, assisting parties in the settlement of Special Civil and Small Claims disputes.
While studying at Ramapo College of New Jersey, Adam was appointed as secretary/treasurer of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honors Society, due to his academic success. Adam was also a member of Model United Nations and attended an international Model UN conference in New York City in 2015, which included participants from hundreds of colleges around the world.
After his first year at New York Law School, Adam worked as a summer intern for the Honorable Mary F. Thurber at the Bergen County Superior Court, where he assisted with legal research and memoranda. Adam then went on to work as a legal intern at MyRegistry, a gift registry service company. At MyRegistry, Adam conducted research on different compliance issues in global markets relating to data privacy and security. He worked closely with executives to draft new company data security policies.
In his final year of law school, Adam assumed the role of student attorney in the school’s mediation clinic and mediated small claims cases in the New York City Civil Court. He focused on taking courses relating to litigation, including a Trial Advocacy seminar where he learned various litigation techniques and enhanced his ability to effectively advocate in the courtroom.
Adam is a member of the property team at Methfessel & Werbel and works under the direction of Gina Stanziale, Esq.