Craig A. Schwartz

Craig A. Schwartz was appointed by Judge Thomas C. Wheeler as a member of the 2014-2015 Advisory Council for the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. In that capacity, Craig serves on the Advisory Council's Takings & Tribal Claims Committee.

Presently, Craig is a litigation associate in the Washington office of Baker Botts L.L.P. In February 2014, Craig was elected President of the Newly Admitted Lawyers Division of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association.

Craig previously served as a judicial law clerk to Judge Wheeler during the 2011-2012 term, and to Chief Judge Carl E. Stewart at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit during the 2012-2013 term.

Craig graduated from Haverford College in 2004 and from the Northwestern University School of Law in 2011, where he served as a research assistant to Professor Tonja Jacobi. During law school, Craig also served as a legal intern to the Oversight and Investigations Office of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, and as a legal intern to the Office of the Solicitor of the U.S. Department of Labor. During the 2010-2011 term, Craig was the Web Editor of the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, and was a member of that publication's Executive Board.

Craig was the winner of the 2010 U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association Law Student Writing Competition, as well as the 2011 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Bar Association George Hutchinson Writing Competition.

Advisory Council Committee: 
Takings / Tribal Claims