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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
Chambers

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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January 17, 2018
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Daniel Schwarz, Martha Van Oot, Erik Winton and Colin Thakkar Author "Three States May Restrict Use of Employment Noncompete Agreements"

January 17, 2018

Daniel Schwarz, Martha Van Oot, Erik Winton and Colin Thakkar author "Three States May Restrict Use of Employment Noncompete Agreements" published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

August 15, 2017
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Best Lawyers in America© Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition

August 15, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 193 attorneys, were recognized in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are... Read More

May 26, 2017
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Chambers USA Recognizes Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys in 2017 Edition

May 26, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 26, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 68 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2017 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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Animals in the Workplace—No, This is Not Another Blog About Sex Harassment
February 6, 2018

You have just received an e-mail alerting you to a FIDO issue and you are wracking your brain to recall the statute for which FIDO is an acronym. Read More

The Trend Continues: New Non-Compete Bills Introduced In Pennsylvania, New Hampshire and Vermont
January 10, 2018

In the final month of 2017 we discussed efforts by the Massachusetts and New Jersey legislatures to limit the use of employment non-compete agreements. By the start of 2018, the spike in activity had become a trend, with Pennsylvania, New Hampshire and Vermont introducing non-compete legislation of their own. Read More

Plaintiff Who Could Get to Work On Time By Waking Up An Hour Earlier Was Not Entitled An Accommodation Allowing Her to Be Late.
November 2, 2017

Years ago, I had a legal assistant who was unable to get to work on time. I finally told her that she had to be in at 8:30 as that was when everyone else started their work day. Read More