Schwartz, Andrew C.

2121 North California BoulevardSuite 1020Walnut Creek, CA 94596


Updated: 01/21/2016


Mr. Schwartz has been practicing law in Contra Costa County for 40 years. He is board certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He was co-lead counsel in the case of Nguyen v. Xu, which recently resulted in a $13.7 million jury verdict. A graduate of the University of San Francisco (J.D.) in 1975, Mr. Schwartz was admitted to the California and Federal Bars the same year and to the U.S...


Office Info

Practice Areas

  • Serious Injuries
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Products Liability Law
  • Civil Rights


  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • President


Bar Admissions

  • California, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979

Other Affiliations

  • American College of Trial Lawyers (Fellow)
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Certified Civil Trial Advocates, 1999 - Present (Member)
  • Contra Costa County Bar Association, 1993 - 1994 (Chairman, ADR Committee)
  • State Bar of California (Member)
  • Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association, 1989 - 1992 (Board Member)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (Member)
  • American Association for Justice (Member)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)


  • Northern California Super Lawyers , 2004 - 2014


  • University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California, 1975
  • University of Bridgeport, 1970
    Major: Business Administration


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Included on the 2018Northern California list

Past Lists

  • 2017Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2016Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2015Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2014Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2013Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2012Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2011Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2010Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2009Northern California Super Lawyers list
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  • Northern California Super Lawyers , 2004 - 2014

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Office Information


2121 North California BoulevardSuite 1020Walnut Creek, CA 94596


  • 925-947-1131

Offers Free Initial Consultation


Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM




  • Contributor - CLOSING ARGUMENT, THE ART AND THE LAW, Callaghan's Trial Practice Series, Jacob A. Stein, Thomson-West, Section 374.50, 2003

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2121 North California BoulevardSuite 1020Walnut Creek, CA 94596