William Schwartz

University Professor of Law


J.D., 1955, A.M., 1960, Boston University;
L.H.D, 1996, Hebrew College;
L.H.D., 1998, Yeshiva University

Areas of Expertise

Property Law


Professor Schwartz is the former vice president for academic affairs, Yeshiva University; dean of the Boston University School of Law; general director of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America; a member of the Legal Advisory Committee of the New York Stock Exchange; chairman of the Legal Advisory Board, National Commission on Medical Malpractice; and a representative (NGO Section) to the United Nations. He also is a member of the board of Viacom Inc., was chairman of the board of UST Corp., and was a member of the advisory board of WCI Steel Inc. Professor Schwartz is the author of 18 books and more than 50 law review articles.

Contact Information


Cardozo School of Law
55 Fifth Avenue, Room 933
New York, NY 10003

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