Steve Swartz spent 18+ years as general counsel of the Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust in Washington, D.C., before stepping down in 2018. He was also a senior attorney for the Trust's parent organization, focussing on broader risk management and litigation issues before retiring in 2020. Prior to joining the land trust in 1999, he was in private practice for nearly 20 years concentrating in the areas of real estate law and governmental regulation with particular emphasis on litigation, arbitration, dispute resolution and loss prevention. He now serves as president and board chair of the Charles Koiner Conservancy for Urban Farming in suburban Washington. D.C. and as a pro bono adviser to other land trusts and nonprofits with a variety of missions. He is an alumnus of both the Land Trust Accreditation Commission and the Alliance's Conservation Defense Advisory Council.
View Speaker Sessions
- A08. Real Estate Fundamentals: A Primer for New Land Trust Staff and Board Members (CLE)
- F03. We Might Lose?! Mediating a Violation and Managing Your Attorney in the Process
September 16, 2022
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
September 17, 2022
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM