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Jennifer A. Schwartz

Principal
Miami

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

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Jennifer A. Schwartz

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)