Colin Schwartz is a Principal in the Firm's Casualty Litigation Department and concentrates his practice on the defense of complex litigation involving products liability and premises liability claims, demolition and construction site incidents, and commercial transportation accidents. He routinely represents product manufacturers and distributors, construction companies, real estate developers, property management companies, hospitals, retailers, and clients in the hospitality industry in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Mr. Schwartz also practices in the field of consumer rights, defending clients in unfair trade practices, consumer fraud, and related common law claims.
Mr. Schwartz trial and litigation experience involve cases with catastrophic injuries, complex fact patterns, and significant financial exposure for his clients. This includes cases involving allegations of wrongful death, negligence, and dangerous defects. He is experienced in all stages of litigation, from pleadings through trial, and has litigated lawsuits in both state and federal courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
The Best Lawyers in America™ recognized Mr. Schwartz in its 2021 and 2022 editions in the "Ones to Watch" category in the area of Product Liability Litigation - Defendants. For information about this selection and an overview of common third-party publications, rankings, and lists methodologies, click here.
Prior to joining Post & Schell, Mr. Schwartz practiced at a medium-sized Philadelphia firm in the areas of general casualty, automotive negligence, premises liability, and toxic tort liability. Mr. Schwartz also completed a fellowship with Community Legal Services of Philadelphia, representing clients in private housing matters.
In his spare time, Mr. Schwartz enjoys outdoor activities of all kinds, particularly hiking and rock climbing in Pennsylvania’s beautiful state parks with his two sons.
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