James C. Schwartzman Re-appointed to SEPTA Board of Directors

PHILADELPHIA, PA, March 4, 2013 – James C. Schwartzman has been re-appointed to the Board of Directors of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA). A member of the SEPTA board since 1991, he previously served as Vice Chairman. SEPTA is one of the largest transit agencies in the U.S.

Mr. Schwartzman represents and counsels lawyers, law firms and judges on ethics-related issues. He has an active federal white collar criminal defense practice. He has trial experience in civil and criminal matters in most of the courts in southeastern Pennsylvania.

In addition to serving on the SEPTA board, Mr. Schwartzman serves on the Executive Committee, the Finance Committee and the Board of Directors for Independence Blue Cross. He also serves as Vice Chairman of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s Interest on Lawyers Trust Account Board. Mr. Schwartzman is a member of the Committee of Seventy, as well as other organizations, including the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, the American Trial Lawyers Association and his local, state and national bar associations. He is a past member and Chairman of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board and Continuing Legal Education Board.

He received a J.D., cum laude, from Villanova University School of Law and an A.B. from Washington University. He is a resident of Radnor, Delaware County.