Michael Schwimer

Meet Michael

Michael Schwimer, Esq., is a founding partner of Schwimer Weinstein, LLP. His practice area focuses on general business and real estate transactions and litigation, landlord-tenant, medical malpractice, personal injury, finance, debtor relief and appellate work.

His approach to law has a distinct, scientific perspective.

Litigating Technical Issues of Law, Science and Medicine.

As an undergraduate at the University of California at Santa Barbara, College of Creative Studies, Michael achieved the highest academic honors of his physics program, with a special emphasis in mathematics, material sciences and biology.

Research and careful analysis are now key to his success as a litigator and advocate. By researching legal issues and careful analysis of the facts of a case, Michael is able to formulate creative litigation strategies, which he then executes with precision. Michael’s hard science background further allows him to craft compelling briefs the courts find convincing, giving him a tactical advantage in complex legal cases.

In 2004, he went on to attend the USC Gould School of Law and earned his Juris Doctor degree in 2007. While at USC, he graduated with the distinction of being the recipient of the Deloitte Award for Excellence in the Field of Corporate Taxation.

Outside General Counsel

Michael currently serves as outside general counsel for various industries, including food distribution, entertainment and real estate. In this role, he brings his considerable business experience to the table, along with his scientific approach to problem solving. He takes a proactive stance against potential risk, helping to eliminate problems before they occur.

Michael is a trusted advocate. For an annual fee or monthly retainer, he consults and advises clients on matters both legal and non-legal. He’s then on call to help clients make informed decisions around business, legal, financial and personal matters. And clients never worry about being billed by the hour.

Tireless Advocate

Michael has built his practice around providing the best possible service and being accessible. His ability to understand “the big picture” aspect of a case, and then refine to key issues, informs his successful litigation strategy.

Michael has served as a trustee on the board of the Santa Monica Bar Association. He also holds a California real estate brokers license and has structured over $50,000,000 in commercial and residential real estate transactions.

Avid Ocean Enthusiast

When he is not in the courtroom, Michael can be found on the beaches of Los Angeles County, where he is an active Los Angeles County lifeguard and maintains active status with the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Whether you’re at sea, literally or legally, Michael is someone who can guide you to shore safely. He’s a Los Angeles native, and resides in Santa Monica with his wife and son.

Fast Stats

  • Bachelor of Science, Highest Academic Honors, Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2004
  • University of Southern California Gould School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 2007
  • Deloitte Award for Excellence in the Field of Corporate Taxation, 2007
  • California Real Estate Broker License, 2004–present
  • California State Bar, 2008–present
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit 2015–present
  • United States District Court for the Southern, Central and Northern Districts of California