Jeff Schwarz is Polsinelli's Chief Operating Officer, managing the firm’s business service units and implementing its strategic initiatives. Focused on enhancing client value in this rapidly changing legal market, Jeff designs and delivers solutions for the business needs of the firm and its clients. As a member of the senior executive team, Jeff is responsible for aligning the firm’s operational processes, strategies and objectives.
Jeff's style of leadership through collaboration is an important part of the Polsinelli culture. Jeff partners with teams, builds on strengths and fosters relationships to enhance that culture and further his continuing commitment to outstanding client service. His broad range of business and legal experience gives him unique insight into many aspects of firm and client operations, as well as the organizational interdependencies that drive performance.
Jeff received his BBA in Finance from Iowa State University and his JD from Case Western Reserve University. Jeff's diverse background includes time as a partner in an AmLaw Top 20 law firm, Chief Information Officer, Financial Systems Consultant and Principal of a startup company. Throughout his career, he has been a forward thinking developer of innovative solutions. Whether for local businesses or multinational organizations, his signature is making the complex simple.