Mr. Schwarz’s 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. He 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. He is a member of the New Hampshire, Maine and American Bar Associations, as well as the Defense Research Institute. He is also a member of the Labor and Employment section of the New Hampshire and American Bar Associations, and the Employment Law Committee of the Defense Research Institute.
Mr. Schwarz is listed in Chambers USA as one of the top employment law attorneys in New Hampshire and was awarded a Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™. Mr. Schwarz is admitted to practice in the State and Federal Courts in Maine and New Hampshire and he is also admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit.
Mr. Schwarz received his B.A. from Northwestern University. He earned his JD from Boston University Law School.