Mr. Swartz is a founding partner in the Irvine law firm of Cornman & Swartz
and specializes in business and commercial litigation, employment law,
breach of contract, business torts, real estate law, as well and family law
and and personal injury claims. He has tried numerous cases before juries
and judges in both Federal and State Courts. He also has extensive
construction litigation experience in representation of general contractors
Mr. Cornman is a founding partner in the Irvine law firm of Cornman & Swartz. His practice emphasizes corporate, finance, securities, tax and real estate transactions.
Mr. Cornman is a former in-house corporate and real estate counsel for McDonnell Douglas Finance Corporation. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Arizona State University in 1980 where he majored in Accounting. He received his Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, from Arizona State University College of Law in 1986. He is also a contributing author to the Arizona State Law Journal.
Mr. Cornman is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive license-Arizona) and served as a tax consultant with Arthur Andersen LLP and Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Cornman is licensed to practice law in the states of California (active) and Arizona (inactive).
Mr. Cornman’s practice emphasizes mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, real estate secured financings, and representation of technology companies. Mr. Cornman’s experience also includes a broad range of corporate finance transactions with an emphasis on private securities offerings for technology companies and private equity investors. He has represented both issuers and private equity investors in private placements, real estate lenders with respect to secured loans, as well as representation of licensors and licensee with respect to the licensing and distribution of software and other products and technologies.
Mr. Cornman’ s practice also extends to all types of general corporate matters and he serves as outside general counsel to many of his clients advising on the formation of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint ventures and other entities; corporate maintenance and governance; shareholder and buy-sell agreements; employment and consulting agreements; employee compensation matters, such as restricted stock, stock options and phantom stock plans; and confidentiality agreements and intellectual property protection.
Mr. Cornman serves on the Executive Committee of and previously chaired (2010 through 2012) the Banking and Lending Section of the Orange County Bar Association and is a member of the Real Estate and Corporate Law Sections of the Orange County Bar Association.
Mr. Cornman served as a member of the Board of Directors of a master community association and he has been a speaker on various business law matters at educational programs of the Orange County Chapter of the California Society of CPA’s, the National Business Institute, and the Tax Section of the State Bar of California.
Mr. Cornman is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell. “AV” is Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for attorneys.
About Cornman & Swartz
We are an Orange County law firm devoted to providing our clients individualized service for a reasonable and fair fee.
We strive to provide all of our clients the highest standard of service. We strive to provide the highest level of personalized service which our clients deserve. We recognized that each client's circumstances are unique and we strive to provide the best service available tailored to each client's unique set of circumstances.
We believe that our "word is our bond." We meticulously strive to meet the goals and expectations of our clients.
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Our lawyers are highly skilled in the areas in which they practice. Our lawyers strive to stay on top of the areas of the law in which they practice. Being members of various professional associations helps us to stay abreast of the changes and recommendations for our profession. We meet and exceed all educational requirements of the various associations and organizations that regulate our practice areas.
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Charles Swartz is a professional, knowledgeable and extremely effective divorce lawyer. I am a licensed attorney in Hawaii, and Charles helped a mutual client navigate through a unique and complicated divorce and family law proceeding in the California court system. His understanding of the law and court system, coupled with his empathy and passionate representation of our client, make him second to none. I highly recommend him to anyone with a complex and stressful family law case.
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Mr Charles Swartz has been my attorney for both business and personal matters since 2012. For nearly 5 full years, I have come to know Charles as an experienced/professional lawyer who not only provides good/sound advice, but he helps me to understand various options as well as the law - at a fair and reasonable price. I strongly recommend Charles Swartz to anyone who need business or personal advice of counsel.
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