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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 Award Badge
Best Lawyers - Lawyer of the Year 2019 - Daniel P. Schwarz
Chambers USA 2019 - Daniel P. Schwarz
Martindale-Hubbell 2019 - Daniel P. Schwarz
Daniel P. Schwarz
Rated by Super Lawyers


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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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August 15, 2019
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The Best Lawyers in America 2020 Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys

August 15, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 210 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been recognized in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive... Read More

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

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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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A Job Description is Not Determinative When Considering Reasonable Accommodation Requests
October 28, 2019

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), an employee is entitled to a reasonable accommodation if the employee has a disability and is a “qualified individual,” meaning that the employee can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Read More

Maine Enacts Law Extending Protections to Pregnant and Nursing Employees
July 10, 2019

On June 27, 2019, Maine Governor Janet Mills signed into law L.D. 666, which extends existing protections for pregnant and nursing employees in Maine. Read More

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