Kent L. Schwarz, Esq.
Contact Information:
Direct Dial:  (973) 251-8904

Kent L. Schwarz is a member of the firm and serves as the chair of both the Tax and M&A Departments. He has experience in all aspects of federal and state taxation, including advising on domestic and international corporate transactions, tax-free reorganization, executive compensation, and tax controversy matters.  Mr. Schwarz regularly acts as lead counsel in significant business sales to both strategic and private equity buyers, as well as acquisitions.

He also has significant experience assisting clients with business formations, commercial transactions, review and drafting of commercial agreements including employment agreements, phantom stock plans, stock option plans, service agreements, supply agreements, distribution agreements, service agreements and operating agreements.

In addition to his Masters in tax law, Mr. Schwarz holds a license as a Certified Public Accountant in North Carolina.


Business Services Group

Mergers and Acquisitions



Areas of Specialty:

Commercial Transactions

Corporate Finance and Securities

Corporate Partnership

Joint Venture and Limited Liability Co.

New York University, LL.M. (Taxation) 

Emory University, J.D. 

Wake Forest University, B.S.

Admitted to Practice:

New Jersey
New York

North Carolina - CPA


American Bar Association -
Section of Taxation

American Association of Attorney-

Certified Public Accountants

Exit Planning Exchange (XPX) NJ