Daniel P. Schwarz (Portsmouth, New Hampshire)
Daniel P. Schwarz (Portsmouth, New Hampshire)

Daniel P. Schwarz

Licensed for 31 years

Practice Area: Collegiate and Professional Sports, General Employment Litigation, Wage and Hour

Awards
AV Preeminent
Principal at firm Jackson Lewis P.C.

Daniel P. Schwarz

Serving Portsmouth, NH view address

Partner at firm Jackson Lewis P.C.

Serving Portsmouth, NH view address

Awards AV Preeminent

About Daniel P. Schwarz

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...

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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.

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

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

In the News

May 27, 2016
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys Ranked in 2016 Chambers USA Guide

May 27, 2016

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 27, 2016) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's preeminent workplace law firms, has been recognized in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide which ranks leading law firms in the United States. In addition to the firm's national...

August 17, 2015
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2016

August 17, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 17, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 137 of the firm's attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, 10 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective...

May 19, 2015
Chambers & Partners

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Ranked in 2015 Chambers USA Guide

May 19, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (May 19, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 62 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking...

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  • 4.7/5.0 17 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.6/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.7/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.7/5.0
  • Communication

    4.6/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.7/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/23/11 in Employment Law

    Dan is an excellent lawyer. Read more

    Dan is an excellent lawyer.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/23/11 in Civil Litigation

    I think highly of Dan as both a litigation attorney and one with special experience in employment law. He is an excellent lawyer. Read more

    I think highly of Dan as both a litigation attorney and one with special experience in employment law. He is an excellent lawyer.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/23/11 in Employment Law

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    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Member on 06/22/11 in Business Litigation

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Member on 06/22/11 in Employment Litigation

    Dan is a firsdt rate lawyer who deserves your highest rankings. He has very sound judgment, excellent analytical skills, is a terriffic advocate and I have recommended hi... Read more

    Dan is a firsdt rate lawyer who deserves your highest rankings. He has very sound judgment, excellent analytical skills, is a terriffic advocate and I have recommended him to others to use as a lawyer.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/22/11 in Labor and Employment

    Good guy, very experienced, I refer matters to Dan and his firm. Read more

    Good guy, very experienced, I refer matters to Dan and his firm.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/22/11 in Employment Defense

    Dan is an excellent lawyer. I refer many cases to him. He deserves your highest rating. Read more

    Dan is an excellent lawyer. I refer many cases to him. He deserves your highest rating.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/22/11 in Business Litigation

    I have encountered Dan in several diverse litigation matters over the years, both as co-counsel and opposing counsel. He is excellent advocate. Read more

    I have encountered Dan in several diverse litigation matters over the years, both as co-counsel and opposing counsel. He is excellent advocate.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/22/11 in Employment Litigation

    Dan is an excellent lawyer, and his integrity is unquestionable. Read more

    Dan is an excellent lawyer, and his integrity is unquestionable.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/22/11 in Employment Rights

    Terrific lawyer with excellent judgment and broad knowledge of the Courts. Read more

    Terrific lawyer with excellent judgment and broad knowledge of the Courts.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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Community Contributions

      Credentials

      Position
      Principal
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1990, U.S. Supreme Court 2014, Maine - D. Me
      1985, New Hampshire - D. N.H.
      1990, Maine
      1985, New Hampshire
      Law School Attended
      Boston University School of Law
      Class of 1985
      J.D.
      University Attended
      Northwestern University
      Class of 1979
      B.A.
      Arts & Sciences
      Birth Information
      Born in 1955
      1955
      Associations & Memberships

      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

      Areas of Law

      • Collegiate and Professional Sports
      • General Employment Litigation
      • Wage and Hour