Steven A. Swartz

Associate - Miami, FL

Steven Swartz’s practice focuses primarily on general liability and insurance coverage claims. Steven has experience successfully representing and defending his clients in commercial litigation, catastrophic injury, and property loss claims.

Steven joined Fields Howell in February of 2018 has experience successfully representign and defending his clients against catastrophic injury, wrongful death,  and insurance coverage actions.  Steven earned his Juris Doctorate, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Miami School of Law, where he was a Member of the Law Review, a recipient of the Dean’s Merit Scholarship and the CALI Excellence for the Future Award.

Successfully defended the insured in a wrongful death action filed by the surviving spouse of a woman who reportedly died after breathing in hazardous fumes released by product. The plaintiff estate contended the defendant failed to adequately warn users of the unreasonably dangerous and defective conditions.  No award was granted in plaintiff’s favor. .MCCOOL, ESTATE OF v. WOODSTREAM CORPORATION,JVR No. 1607110029, 2016 WL 3742894 (S.D.Fla.)

American Bar Association

Dade County Bar Association

Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division

Commercial General Liability

Premise Liability

Product Liability

Catastrophic Injury

Insurance Defense