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Rebecca Schwarz

Rebecca Schwarz

Rebecca Schwarz is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group in Haynes Boone’s New York office.

Rebecca advises clients through all phases of litigation, and works closely with clients to align litigation strategy with broader business goals. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in federal and state court, including contract and business disputes and securities matters.

Rebecca also represents clients in a broad range of white-collar matters, including high-profile SEC and DOJ investigations relating to securities fraud, as well as internal investigations regarding regulatory compliance, corruption, healthcare fraud, trade sanctions, and accompanying civil litigation.

Rebecca maintains an active pro-bono practice, with an emphasis on representing individuals navigating U.S. citizenship and naturalization processes and inmates navigating federal habeas review.

Before joining Haynes Boone, Rebecca began her career as a litigation associate in the New York office of a large international law firm. Rebecca earned her J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Business Law Review. While pursuing her degrees, she worked as a legal intern at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and at the Federal Community Defender’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey.

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  • Represented a major telecommunications company in an arbitration resulting in a favorable award
  • Represented the largest public utility in the country in mass tort litigation resulting in a favorable settlement
  • Represented an international bank in litigation related to residential mortgage backed securities resulting in a favorable settlement
  • Represented a major pharmaceutical company in a qui tam suit brought under the False Claims Act

*Some of these representations were handled by Rebecca prior to joining Haynes Boone


J.D., Harvard Law School, 2018, cum laude, Editor-in-Chief, Harvard Business Law Review

B.A., History and Political Science, Rutgers University, 2012, summa cum laude


New York

New Jersey

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York