Edward P. Schwartz is a Consultant in our Boston office. In his role, Dr. Schwartz provides quantitative and qualitative analysis of pretrial jury behavior – from interviews and focus group studies to mock trials and large-scale statistical analyses – to provide clients with feedback on case themes, strategies, evidence, witnesses, and presentation style. Further, he consults on case evaluation, provides advice on trial strategies, and assists with jury selection as well as post-verdict juror surveys and interviews. Dr. Schwartz is a nationally recognized jury consultant with excellent analytical acumen and strong market research skills who is noted for his ability to blend the strategic focus of game theory and decision theory with the real-world insights of social psychology to gain a complete picture of how people absorb, analyze, and process information.
Dr. Schwartz has conducted jury behavior research, aided with witness preparation, consulted on trial strategy, and assisted with jury selection on dozens of cases, including several high-profile criminal trials. In addition to his consulting experience, Dr. Schwartz has an impressive history and background in higher education, teaching, and academic research. He has published numerous articles about the American jury system in law reviews and peer-reviewed journals as well as taught about juries and jury trials to undergraduates and law students at Harvard, Yale, and Boston University.
Ph.D., Political Economics
Yale Law School, M.S.L.
Yale University, B.A., Economics