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Jay A. Schwartz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Farmington Hills, MI

Schwartz Law Firm
37887 West 12 Mile Road, Suite A
Farmington Hills, MI 48331
Phone: 888-757-1681
Fax: 248-553-9107
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007, 2011 - 2017
Licensed in Michigan Since: 1991
Practice Areas: Family Law (20%), Employment & Labor: Employee (20%), Business/Corporate (10%), Employment Litigation: Defense (10%), Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%), Estate Planning & Probate (10%), Real Estate: Consumer (10%), Real Estate: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

Jay A. Schwartz is a knowledgeable attorney who is committed to helping clients with employment law, business litigation and other matters. With his law firm, Schwartz Law Firm, PC, Mr. Schwartz helps a wide variety of individuals and companies throughout southeast Michigan.

Mr. Schwartz earned an undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Michigan and a law degree from Wayne Law at Wayne State University in Detroit.

While in law school, Mr. Schwartz was inducted into the Order of Barristers, a national organization that recognizes law students with superior written and oral advocacy skills. He also served as a clerk with several law firms throughout the region and as an intern for Michigan Supreme Court Justice Dennis W. Archer.

Today, Mr. Schwartz has been admitted to practice law in Michigan state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, the U.S. Tax Court and federal courts in Ohio, Indiana, New York and Texas.

While he devotes 90 percent of his practice to litigation, Mr. Schwartz is also a state-certified mediator and a member of the American Arbitration Association's roster of neutral arbitrators. He also frequently serves as a case evaluator in Michigan counties such as Oakland, Macomb, Livingston and Wayne.

Mr. Schwartz's practice has earned him numerous honors and awards. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a prominent organization that consists of attorneys who have obtained million-dollar settlements and verdicts for their clients. He is also a platinum member of the Verdict Club, another organization composed of attorneys who consistently win large verdicts on behalf of their clients.

Practice Areas
  • 20%Family Law
  • 20%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 10%Business/Corporate
  • 10%Employment Litigation: Defense
  • 10%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 20%Other
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law, Business Formation and Planning, Partnership, Contracts, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills


8 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007, 2011 - 2017

About Jay A. Schwartz

First Admitted: 1991, Michigan

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Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Mediator


  • Sigma Alpha Mu
  • Super Lawyers 2007, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • The New York Times, Top Attorneys In Michigan, 2012, 2013

Educational Background

  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan - B.A., Major: Political Science

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Michigan, 1991
  • Member of the American Arbitration Association's Roster of Neutral Arbitrators
  • Million Dollar Advocate Forum, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1998
  • Platinum Member of The Verdict Club, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1991
  • Admitted to practice in Federal Courts in New York, Ohio, Indiana and Texas
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Office Location for Jay A. Schwartz

37887 West 12 Mile Road
Suite A
Farmington Hills, MI 48331

Phone: 888-757-1681

Fax: 248-553-9107

Last Updated: 8/6/2021

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