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Adam A. Schwartzbaum

Senior Associate

Adam A. Schwartzbaum is a Senior Associate at The Moskowitz Law Firm. Adam plays an important role representing the Firm’s clients and is involved in every aspect of its class action litigation.

Adam has extensive experience handling complex commercial and business litigation, as well as expertise in appellate advocacy. For many years, Adam represented municipalities and other governmental entities in disputes throughout Florida. Adam has also worked on a variety of commercial matters at the trial and appellate levels for both governmental and private clients, in both state and federal court.

Adam has a proven record of success. He has participated in multiple trials that have resulted in wins for his clients, as well as major appellate successes that include a reversal by the Florida Supreme Court and multiple affirmances of his own trial court victories. 

Adam was raised in the Cuban-Jewish community in Miami Beach. He attended Brandeis University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2007) as a Justice Brandeis Scholar, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts with highest honors and graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Adam performed a year of national service in Washington, D.C. with City Year before attending the University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D., 2011) as a Levy Scholar. At Penn, Adam was a member of the Moot Court Board and a senior editor of the Penn Law Review. His Comment, The Niqab in the Courtroom, was published in volume 159 of the Penn Law Review. Adam was also rewarded for his outstanding contributions to pro bono work on behalf of workers and children in Philadelphia.

Adam is an active contributor to the South Florida community and a leader in several prominent organizations. He is a Member
of the Board of Directors of Nu Deco Ensemble, Miami’s 21st Century genre-bending orchestra. Adam sits on the Board of Directors of Temple Menorah in Miami Beach, on the Board of the South Florida Israel Bonds Young Investor Society, and on the American Jewish Committee’s Global ACCESS Board. Adam also serves as J-Street’s District Coordinator for Congresswoman Federica Wilson. In addition, Adam is the Founder and Team Captain for Jewish Community Service’s Miami Marathon and Half Marathon Team which raises funds for The Blue Card, an organization benefiting indigent Holocaust Survivors. Adam is a Member of the Democratic Executive Committee, the governing body of the Miami-Dade County Democratic Party. 

He is a Member of the Florida Bar and the Dade County Bar Association, and is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit.

EDUCATION

University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2011

Brandeis University, summa cum laude, B.A., 2007

Member, Phi Beta Kappa (Honors)

COURT ADMISSIONS

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Judicial Circuit

AFFILIATIONS & DESIGNATIONS

Member, The Florida Bar

Member, Dade County Bar Association (Young Lawyer’s Section)

Member, American Constitution Society (South Florida Lawyer’s Chapter), 2012 - Present

Board Member, Nu Deco Ensemble

Board Member, Temple Menorah, 2012 - Present

Board Member, South Florida Israel Bonds Young Investor Society, 2012 - Present

Board Member, American Jewish Committee’s Global ACCESS Board

Captain, Jewish Community Services (Team Blue Card, Miami Marathon and Half-Marathon), 2013 - Present

Member, Democratic Executive Committee (Miami-Dade County Democratic Party)

Member, IVY Miami

Member, Perez Art Museum Miami Contemporaries

HONORS, AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Super Lawyers Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters, Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney, 2018

PRACTICE AREAS

Class Actions

Commercial Litigation

General Civil Litigation

General Business Representation

Government Representation

Appellate Advocacy

Constitutional Litigation

PUBLICATIONS