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September 1, 2021 | Media Mentions

Bart Schwartz + Thomas McShane Named Industry Trailblazers

We are proud to announce that Bart M. Schwartz and Thomas A. McShane have been recognized as Trailblazers by the National Law Journal.

Bart has been named a Crisis Leadership Trailblazer for his service as monitor to government institutions such as the New York City Housing Authority and large private corporations like General Motors.

Tom has been named a Real Estate/Construction Law Trailblazer for his role overseeing integrity monitoring for enormous public works projects, where corruption could be especially … Read More

June 28, 2021 | Podcasts

Guidepost in Motion EP 11: Evolution of the Monitor’s Role in Identifying Problems and Implementing Change

In Episode 11 of our podcast, Julie Myers Wood talks with Bart M. Schwartz about his decades of experiences as a monitor and how the monitor’s role has evolved over the years.

Topics include:
  • What makes a good monitor
  • Working with a company’s resources to ensure ethical behavior and a compliant culture
  • Working with foreign regulators

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March 16, 2021 | Media Mentions

Bart M. Schwartz Named to City & State New York’s Law Power 100

Congratulations to our chairman, Bart M. Schwartz on his selection to City & State New York's 2021 Law Power 100 list. Bart is recognized for his role as federal monitor, ensuring the New York City Housing Authority satisfies the conditions of an agreement with HUD to correct chronically poor housing conditions. View the full list. Read More

January 20, 2021 | Media Mentions

Federal Monitor Approves NYCHA’S Initial Lead Action Plan Required by 2019 HUD Agreement

Today, the Federal Monitor approved NYCHA’s initial lead-based paint Action Plan for improving the Authority’s benchmarks for lead compliance and abatement. NYCHA has already proactively been implementing many of the initiatives in this Action Plan. The Monitor’s approval will lend additional support to the significant efforts NYCHA has made over the past two years to rapidly remediate the presence of lead paint across the Authority’s housing stock – particularly in apartments where children under the age of six live or regularly visit... Read More