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Matthew G. Schwartz

Matthew G. Schwartz

  • Partner

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Executive Assistant: Harriette Johnson (Ext. 115)

Practice Areas

  • Military Law
  • Civil Litigation


Matthew G. Schwartz ("Matt") was born and raised in New York City. He attended the University of Arizona, graduating in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts in Russian language and Russian and Soviet studies. He received his law degree, cum laude, from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1999. Mr. Schwartz is admitted to practice law in the states of Georgia, New York and New Jersey, and may practice in any military court.

Mr. Schwartz was in private practice in New York and New Jersey before being commissioned as a First Lieutenant in the United States Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corps. Rising to the rank of lieutenant colonel before retiring, among other assignments, he served twice as a base-level prosecutor, as an Area Defense Counsel, a Senior Trial Counsel, as a Guantanamo Bay defense counsel, and as the Deputy Staff Judge Advocate of Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

In October, 2018, Mr. Schwartz joined Anderson Walker & Reichert, LLP, establishing the firm's military criminal and administrative defense practice. As a retired Air Force Judge Advocate, Mr. Schwartz has vast experience aggressively defending military members facing courts-martial, officer boards of inquiry, enlisted administrative discharge boards, flying evaluation boards, medical credentialing boards, non-judicial punishment (NJP) under Article 15 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), and Administrative paperwork (Letters of Counseling, Admonishment and Reprimand); and representing civilians facing security clearance revocation actions, civilian employment termination actions and barment actions.

In addition to military criminal defense, Mr. Schwartz handles a wide array of complex civil litigation.


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1999
    • Honors: cum laude
  • University of Arizona
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1994
    • Major: Russian Language
    • Major: Russian and Soviet Studies

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • New York
  • New Jersey