Michael A. Schwartz

Michael SchwartzAssociate Professor of Law
Director, Disability Rights Clinic

(315) 443-1976
Curriculum Vitae [PDF]

Professor Schwartz earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Brandeis University, a master’s degree in Theater Arts from Northwestern University, and a Juris Doctor degree from New York University School of Law. He also earned an LL.M. degree from Columbia University School of Law and a Ph.D. in Education, with a concentration in Disability Studies, from Syracuse University.

A member of the New York and Connecticut bars, Professor Schwartz directs the Disability Rights Clinic in the Office of Clinical Legal Education at Syracuse University College of Law where he supervises students in disability advocacy and teaches clinical skills and disability law.


  • Syracuse University
    School of Education
    Ph.D., Education 2006
  • Columbia University
    School of Law
    LL.M. 1996
  • New York University
    School of Law
    J.D. 1981
  • Northwestern University
    M.A. 1976
  • Brandeis University
    B.A., cum laude 1975