skip to main content


Brenda Eckert and Daniel Schwartz Named Top Authors by JD Supra

March 19, 2018

Shipman & Goodwin LLP attorneys Brenda A. Eckert and Daniel A. Schwartz have been named Top Authors by JD Supra’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards, which recognizes top authors for their thought leadership on key topics.

Brenda Eckert, selected as a Top Author in the area of Immigration, is a partner in the firm’s Labor and Employment practice and head of the Immigration Law practice group. She provides timely employment-based immigration advice and services to a variety of business clients, ranging from small employers to Fortune 500 companies in health care, biotechnology, financial services, manufacturing, education (including public and private schools and colleges and universities), and publishing. Ms. Eckert also counsels U.S. employers regarding I-9 compliance and self-audits, as well as compliance with the federal anti-discrimination immigration laws. She speaks and writes about immigration issues and frequently provides immigration updates on, the firm's complimentary online labor and employment resource. Since 1987, Ms. Eckert has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1987 and is a member of the Connecticut chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Dan Schwartz has been selected as a Top Author on Employer Liability Issues for the third consecutive year. He is a partner in the firm’s Labor and Employment practice and author of the independent Connecticut Employment Law Blog, where he provides concise analysis of new and noteworthy events in labor and employment law. In his practice, 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, and family and medical leave. In addition, he represents companies in disputes related to contracts and has extensive trial and litigation experience in a variety of areas. Mr. Schwartz is also 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.

JD Supra provides legal and business content to professionals in all industries via more than 100 proprietary social feeds, on mobile platforms, in daily email digests and as news across the web.

© Shipman & Goodwin LLP 2021. All Rights Reserved.