Adam M. Schwartz


As an associate at Havens Limited, Adam Schwartz directly handles and oversees a caseload of 20 to 40 litigation and business transaction cases at a time in Ohio and U.S. courts. He has been the lead trial attorney in several state court bench and jury trials and has briefed and argued seven appeals, including in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

He is largely focused on civil litigation; mostly on the defense side involving real estate issues. Among these issues are general insurance defense; title defense and real estate disputes in common pleas, probate, and bankruptcy courts; title agent defense; general commercial litigation; insurer mitigation actions; bankruptcy adversary litigation; corporate and real estate transactions; curing title defects; and personal injury.

Prior to joining Havens Limited, Adam specialized in working with discovery documents regarding computer software applications.

As a law clerk, he focused on corporate formation and termination issues and as a research fellow at The Ohio State University's Moritz College of Law, he was involved in Blakely v. Washington and on creating sentencing guidelines for the “Sentencing Law & Policy” website. He also served as a Supreme Court of Ohio judicial intern for the Honorable Maureen O’Conner; as a research assistant for Moritz law professor, Morgan Shipman; and a law clerk for the Office of the State Auditor of Ohio.


  • Honors & Engagements

    Managing Editor  – The Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution

    First Amendment Moot Court Team – George R. Beneman Memorial Award for Moot Court Performance

  • Admitted

    2004, Ohio

  • Education

    Juris Doctor, Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University, 2004

    B.S. in Logistics & Transportation cum laude, University of Tennessee, 2001


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