Richard A. Schwartz

Richard A. Schwartz

Dayton, Ohio


With over 35 years experience working with business entities, Rick has developed significant base of experience representing public and privately-held businesses, health care and non-profit entities with their corporate structure, growth and financing issues. Specifically, Rick has extensive experience representing parties in contract negotiations, business sales and acquisitions, joint ventures, public and private financing, and long-term production and supply relationships. He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® (2006-2019) in the field of Corporate Law.

Rick is a member of the legal team representing one of the Miami Valley's largest hospital/health care networks, which includes acute care centers, physician practices, and not-for-profit,  for profit joint ventures, and hospital bond issues. 

Community Leadership Activities

  • Washington Township Board of Zoning Appeals - Chairman and Board Membership
  • Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley - Past President and Trustee
  • Downtown Dayton Rotary Club - Past President and Director of the Dayton Rotary Club Foundation
  • Montgomery County Easter Seals Society - Past President and Trustee
  • Incarnation Catholic Church - Past Parish Council Member

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate & Business Law
  • Health Care
  • Acquisitions

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1978


  • The Ohio State University College of Law, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1977
    • Honors: With High Honors
  • University of Toledo
    • B.A. - 1970

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Dayton Bar Association
  • Business Law Committee, Chairman, 1988 - 1991