Jeffrey Schwartz


Jeff Schwartz began his legal career at a workers’ compensation defense firm, defending claims in all of Connecticut’s Districts. In the late 1990’s he moved into civil defense litigation at Travelers Insurance Company’s staff counsel office in Hartford, defending Travelers and its policy holders for over 20 years. At Travelers, Jeff became a “major case” litigator, handling large exposure cases of legal and medical complexity. He has successfully tried over 40 jury cases to conclusion, in both state and federal courts. His experience includes matters involving workers’ compensation, general liability, personal lines liability, UM/UIM, trucking, construction, municipal liability, subrogation, professional malpractice and defamation. Jeff is also experienced with insurance coverage issues.

Jeff has conducted seminars in Civil Rights Litigation and in Cross Examination of Expert Witnesses.

Jeff has also argued cases successfully before the Connecticut Court of Appeals and also the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Representative appellate cases include Santos v. Murdock, 243 F. 3d 681 (2001), DiPietro v. Farmington Sports Arena, LLC, 306 Conn. 107 (2012), Faulkner v. Daddona, 142 Conn. App. 113 (2013), Kusy v. City of Norwich, et al., 190 Conn. App. 171 (2019)


  • J.D. Emory University School of Law
  • B.A. University of Pennsylvania

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • United States District Court, District of Connecticut