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From Wall St lawyer to fanboy toy maker

Hit by the 2008 financial crisis, Jordan Schwartz turned to his passion and set up a consumer products firm that makes mementos for fans of movies and TV series.

SECOND CAREER: Mr Schwartz sells products for sci-fi and fantasy aficionados through his company's website and at comic book conventions.

THE financial crisis of 2008 shook the United States and forced many on Wall Street to take stock of their careers. For Jordan Schwartz, a lawyer at the 224-year-old law firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, the turmoil led him to embrace his inner nerd.

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