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Herbert Frederick Schwartz, American lawyer.


Schwartz, Herbert Frederick was born on August 23, 1935 in Brooklyn. Son of Henry and Blanche Theodora (goldberg) Schwartz.


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1957;Master of Arts in Applied Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1964;Bachelor of Laws, University of Pennsylvania, 1964.


Associate Fish & Neave, New York City, 1964-1970, junior partner, 1970-1971, managing partner, 1985-1991, partner, 1972—2004, Ropes & Gray, since 2005. Lecturer law University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1980-1989, adjunct professor, since 1990, New York University Law School, since 2003.


Vice-chairman Junior Yacht Racing Association of Long Island Sound, 1985-1988. 1st lieutenant United States Army, Signal Corps, 1957-1959. Member Association of Bar of City of New York, American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association, New York Intellectual Property Lawyers Association (president 1999-1900), Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (member corporation since 2003, trustee since 2006), American College Trial Lawyers, American Bar Foundation, American Law Institute, Order of Coif, New York Yacht Club, Riverside Yacht Club, Cruising Club of America.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: racing and cruising sailboats.


Married Gail Lubets, January 23, 1960. Children: Wendy Helene, Karen Anne, Peter Andrew. Married Nan Budde Chequer, March 13, 1987.

Stepchildren: Elizabeth Guthrie, Anne Hamilton, Laura Dunham.