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Daniel P. Schwarz

Principal
Portsmouth

P 603-559-2730
F 603-559-2701
Daniel.Schwarz@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Daniel Schwarz is a Principal in the Portsmouth, New Hampshire, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice includes advising private and public sector employers and educational institutions on all aspects of labor and employment law, including wage and hour, wrongful termination, anti-discrimination/retaliation, covenants against competition and breach of confidentiality.

Mr. Schwarz guides employers in creating employee policies and handbooks; provides advice regarding disciplinary procedures up through and including termination; assists employers in the handling of employee complaints and conducts investigation of claims of workplace harassment. Mr. Schwarz has extensive experience in all facets of mediation and is adept at assisting employers in the resolution of employment disputes. He serves as a court-appointed mediator for both the New Hampshire Superior Court system and the Federal District Court of New Hampshire.

Honors and Recognitions

Best Lawyers 2019 - Daniel P. Schwarz
Best Lawyers - Lawyer of the Year 2019 - Daniel P. Schwarz
Chambers USA 2019 - Daniel P. Schwarz
Martindale-Hubbell 2019 - Daniel P. Schwarz

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
  • Defense Research Institute, Employment Law Committee
  • Maine State Bar Association
  • New Hampshire State Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Families First, previous Chairman of the Board
  • The Music Hall, Portsmouth, NH

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April 25, 2019
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Chambers USA Recognizes Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys in 2019 Edition

April 25, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (April 25, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 72 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 Edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S.... Read More

August 15, 2018
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

August 15, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal... Read More

May 3, 2018
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 2018

May 3, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 3, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 72 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S. The firm... Read More

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January 9, 2018

New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Vermont May Restrict Use of Non-Compete Agreements in Employment

January 9, 2018

Proposals to restrict the use of non-compete agreements in employment have been introduced in New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Vermont. This appears to be the continuation of a trend that started nearly a year ago. On January 23, 2017, the Massachusetts Legislature introduced six separate bills seeking to curb employers’ use of non-... Read More

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Governor Sununu Vetoes The NH Legislature’s Paid Family Medical Leave Plan
May 16, 2019

The New Hampshire Paid Family Medical Leave law has been left behind in the dust. Republican Governor Chris Sununu vetoed the bill, saying that he fully supports paid family medical leave but not the plan passed by the Democratic majority New Hampshire Legislature. Read More

Flesh Eating Bacteria Ate My Homework
February 19, 2019

If you’re like most folks, you’ve been wondering “when am I going to see a story mentioning both flesh eating bacteria and reasonable accommodation.” Wonder no more. Gary Brunckhorst worked for the City of Oak Park Heights Minnesota for more than fifteen years. Read More

Federal Court of Appeals To Decide Whether Morbid Obesity Is An Impairment
January 12, 2019

We know that the ADAAA (Amendments Act of 2008) substantially altered the landscape for review of claims asserting a disability. But are employees still required to show some sort of disorder or impairment to state a claim? Is morbid obesity an impairment even if it is not tied to any underlying disorder? Read More