HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Attorney Daniel A. Schwartz, an employment litigator and trial lawyer who also authors the award-winning Connecticut Employment Law Blog, has joined Shipman & Goodwin LLP in Hartford, Conn. as a Partner. Mr. Schwartz's practice encompasses all areas of Labor and Employment matters including discrimination, restrictive covenants, human resources, retaliation and whistleblowing, and wage and hour issues. He has extensive trial and litigation experience in both federal and state courts in a variety of areas, including commercial litigation and trade secret enforcement.
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"Dan is the perfect addition to our existing group of lawyers," said Brian Clemow, Shipman & Goodwin's current practice area chair. "Our clients expect comprehensive litigation support and Dan has a breadth of experience that will enhance our capabilities. I think Dan will complement our existing group nicely and help us to continue to serve our clients' needs well into the future." Shipman & Goodwin's Labor and Employment practice group consists of more than 20 lawyers who focus their practices in different employment areas. The firm has received accolades and rankings in the last few years as a Tier 1 Law Firm for Employment Management by U.S. News & World Report, and as a Band 1 Labor and Employment Law Department by Chambers USA.
Mr. Schwartz speaks nationally on social media, internet and privacy issues facing employers, and is a frequent presenter on a wide range of employment law and commercial litigation topics. He is the author of the independent Connecticut Employment Law Blog, one of the most widely read blogs of its kind in the nation. The daily blog discusses new and noteworthy events in labor and employment law and was named as one of the top 100 blogs produced by lawyers by the ABA Journal (the "Blawg 100") in 2011, 2010 and 2009. Mr. Schwartz also has been interviewed by newspapers, radio and television programs and legal blogs on numerous employment law topics.
Mr. Schwartz received his J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. and his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association and its House of Delegates.
He lives in Avon, Conn. with his wife, Carol Shubinski, and three children.
Mr. Schwartz will reside in the firm's Hartford office; (860) 251-5038 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shipman & Goodwin LLP is a full-service law firm with nearly 150 attorneys and offices in Hartford, Stamford, Greenwich and Lakeville, Conn. and in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1919, the firm's attorneys represent many businesses, institutions, individuals and government entities in Connecticut, throughout New England and nationally. For more information, please visit www.shipmangoodwin.com.
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