Eric Schwartzman


I blend 20+ years of legal and transactional experience with practical business judgment to help clients buy, invest in, grow and sell companies.

+1 415 693 2009

Eric Schwartzman represents private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, strategic corporate acquirers and target companies on mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, take-privates, carve-outs, restructurings and joint ventures. Buy-side representative clients have included Carlyle, Welsh Carson, Warburg Pincus, Serent, Madrone, BDT Capital, Platinum Equity, Ares, the Sovereign Wealth Fund of Oman, Walden International, Synopsys, Telstra, JDS Therapeutics, Hubbell and others. He has recently represented clients in successful exits to, among others, Vista, Thoma Bravo, KKR, TPG, Siris Capital, JMI Equity and K1.

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  • Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe 

  • Warburg Pincus and Evidon 

  • The Carlyle Group 


  • Madrone Partners and BDT Capital 

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  • Syracuse University
    JD, magna cum laude, 1995

  • Lafayette College
    BA, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1992

Admissions & Credentials



New York

Rankings & Accolades

    Legal 500: "Recommended" Lawyer for M&A


+1 415 693 2009 office

101 California Street
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111-5800