Alan Schwartz

Sterling Professor of Law

A professor at Yale Law School, Alan Schwartz is an expert in corporate finance, commercial law, and bankruptcy. His recent articles examine bankruptcy workouts and debt contracts and the limits of contract law. Professor Schwartz began his career as an associate attorney with the firm of Rosenman Colin Kaye Petschek Freund & Emil in New York City. He joined the faculty of Yale Law School from the California Institute of Technology, where he was professor of law and social science, and from the University of Southern California Law Center, where he was Maurice Jones, Jr. Professor of Law.

Education

  • LLB, Yale University, 1964
  • BS, Bates College, 1961

Publications

Selected Articles

K. Chen and A. Schwartz
American law and economics review
2012
E. F. Long, M. L. Brandeau, C. M. Galvin, T. Vinichenko, S. P. Tole, A. Schwartz, G. D. Sanders and D. K. Owens
Aids
2006

Selected Working Papers

A. Bris, A. Schwartz, and I. Welch
2004
B. Adler, B. Polak, and A. Schwartz
1999

Editorships

Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization
Editorship

Boards

  • Cleveland Cliffs, Inc.