Noah L. Schwartz is an associate in the Litigation Department and a member of the firm’s global Data Strategy & Security practice group. His practice focuses on cybersecurity, crisis management and investigations. He counsels clients on preparedness for and responses to data security incidents, including ransomware attacks, transactional matters regarding privacy and data protection and on compliance with U.S. federal and state laws and regulations.

Mr. Schwartz joined Debevoise in 2021. From 2019 to 2021 he clerked for the Hon. Timothy M. Reif of the U.S. Court of International Trade. Mr. Schwartz received a J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2019, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. While in law school, he served as an intern with the KKR Global Institute and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, and as a research assistant to former Deputy CIA Director Avril Haines and to Professor Zohar Goshen.

Mr. Schwartz received a B.A. magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Vanderbilt University in 2009 and a master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2010.

Before law school, he held several appointments in the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama. He was an aide to the Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics, and held other positions on the staff of the White House National Security Council and National Economic Council and at the Pentagon. Prior to his government service, he worked for the foreign policy advisor in former President Clinton’s office.

He is an active member of the New York City Bar Association, where he serves on the Technology, Cybersecurity and Privacy Law Committee. He also is on the executive board of the UJA-Federation of New York Young Lawyers Leadership Committee.

Mr. Schwartz is a member of the Bar of the State of New York and the District of Columbia.


  • Columbia Law School, 2019, J.D.
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, 2010, M.Sc
  • Vanderbilt University, 2009, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • District of Columbia