Jack Schwartz is an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland School of Law. He previously served as a Maryland Assistant Attorney General for more than 25 years, including long stints as Chief Counsel for Opinions and Advice and Director of Health Policy Development. Earlier in his career, he held a series of senior staff positions at the Federal Trade Commission in Washington. He is currently a member of an institutional review board at the National Cancer Institute, a data and safety monitoring board for the National Institute on Aging, an advisory committee on healthcare-acquired infections for the Maryland Health Care Commission, ethics committees at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Washington Hospital Center, and the advisory board of the Maryland Healthcare Ethics Committee Network. He is also a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. In recent years, he was a member of the State Advisory Council on Quality Care at the End of Life, the Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission, and the American Bar Associationís Commission on Law and Aging. He served as a senior consultant to the National Bioethics Advisory Commission and a member of a national advisory committee for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He earned his B.A. degree at the University of Maryland Baltimore County and his J.D. from Yale Law School.