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Jennifer A. Schwartz

Principal
Miami

P 305-577-7600
F 305-373-4466
Jennifer.Schwartz@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Jennifer Schwartz is a Principal in the Miami, Florida, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Since 2001, she has focused her practice on the defense of employment-related disputes and has successfully litigated single plaintiff and class action cases alleging wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, wage and hour violations, violation of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, and unfair business practices.

Ms. Schwartz also represents employers in matters before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the United States Department of Labor, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the Florida Commission on Human Relations, the Florida Department of Agency Hearings, the Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation, and other state and local agencies charged with enforcing employment laws. In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Schwartz assists employers in complying with federal and state employment laws, as well as in implementing preventive measures to avoid litigation, including the formulation of personnel policies and procedures. She has conducted training seminars on, among other things, prevention of discrimination and harassment in the workplace and wage and hour compliance. She is a frequent speaker on a variety of workplace law topics.

Ms. Schwartz joined Jackson Lewis in 2004. While attending law school, Ms. Schwartz served as President of the University of Florida’s Chapter of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and was as Assistant Research Editor on the Journal of Technology Law and Public Policy. Ms. Schwartz also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Alex Ferrer in the Eleventh Circuit.

Honors and Recognitions

Best Lawyers Award Badge

Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Florida State Bar Association
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Academy of Florida Management Attorneys (AFMA), Member

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Miami’s Legal Aid Society/Put Something Back Program
  • YWCA, Board of Directors (2008-2009)
  • Dade County Bar Association, YLD Board of Directors (2003-2009)

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August 15, 2019
Jackson Lewis

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

August 15, 2018
Jackson Lewis

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

August 15, 2017
Jackson Lewis

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

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Miami Minimum Wage Ordinance Remains Invalid after Review Denied by Florida Supreme Court
February 7, 2019

A 2016 Miami ordinance, intended to increase the City’s minimum wage to more than $13.00 an hour by 2021, remains invalid after the state’s highest court denied review of a lower appellate court decision. Read More