Brian M. Schwartz, Esq. is the managing partner at Schwartz Vinhal & Lomurro Family Law, LLC, in Summit, New Jersey. He is a former Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section. Mr. Schwartz has been a member of the Family Law Executive Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association since 2002. In 2017, Mr. Schwartz received the Saul Tischler Award from the New Jersey State Bar Association presented for Lifetime Achievement in the advancement of Family Law. He is formerly the Executive Editor of the New Jersey Family Lawyer.
He had been selected six times by ICLE to lead the Skills and Methods Course in Family Law for first year attorneys. He was a speaker at the prestigious Family Law Symposium in 2007, 2008 and 2009 and moderated the Symposium in 2014; he was also the co-moderator for the ATLA/NJAJ Boardwalk seminar in 2010-2012. Mr. Schwartz has authored various articles for ICLE, the New Jersey Family Lawyer, NJAJ/ATLA and Sidebar. He is a frequent lecturer for ICLE, NJAJ/ATLA, the NJSBA, the NJSCPA and local bar associations.
In 2011, Mr. Schwartz was a faculty member in the inaugural AICPA Expert Witness Skills Workshop in Washington, D.C.; he was again a faculty member in 2012 in Chicago, 2013 in Seattle, 2014 in New Orleans and 2016 in Denver.
Each year since 2011, Mr. Schwartz has been named to the Best Lawyers in America, and his firm was named a “Tier One” Best Law Firm in America. Mr. Schwartz has been a Super Lawyer every year since 2007, and was named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in 2006. In 2006, Mr. Schwartz was also named one of the Top Ten Leaders under 45 in Matrimonial Law in Northern, New Jersey, and in 2005, he was named one of the Top Ten Matrimonial Attorneys under 40.
Mr. Schwartz received his B.A. from the George Washington University and his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.