Daniel A. Schwartz, a partner in Shipman & Goodwin LLP’s Labor and Employment practice and author of the independent Connecticut Employment Law Blog, has been selected as a 2016 Top Author by JD Supra. With its inaugural Readers’ Choice Awards, JD Supra recognizes him as one of the Top 10 Authors on Employer Liability Issues being read by C-suite executives, in-house counsel, media and other professionals.
Through the daily Connecticut Employment Law Blog, one of the most widely read blogs of its kind in the nation, Mr. Schwartz provides concise analysis of new and noteworthy events in labor and employment law. For the last five years, the ABA Journal named it one of the top 100 blogs produced by lawyers (the “Blawg 100”) and named the blog to its “Blawg 100 Hall of Fame” in 2014. In 2013, the United States Library of Congress selected the website for inclusion in the historic collection of internet materials related to “Legal Blawgs.”
Mr. Schwartz counsels employers and represents them in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies in matters related to employment discrimination, restrictive covenants and trade secrets, retaliation and whistle blowing, wage and hour issues, reductions in force, employee investigations, hiring and termination, employment handbooks and policies, family and medical leave and responding to government audits. He also represents companies in disputes related to contracts and other commercial matters and has extensive trial and litigation experience in a variety of areas.
In addition to writing the blog, Mr. Schwartz is a frequent presenter on a wide range of employment law and commercial litigation topics, and has been interviewed by newspapers, radio and television programs and legal blogs on employment law topics.
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