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Labor and employment related litigation, with an emphasis on employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, restrictive covenants, wage and hour law, and trade secrets. Representing clients before Federal and States Courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, the New Jersey Department of Labor and other state and federal administrative agencies. Client counseling regarding compliance with all aspects of labor and employment law, including reviewing and drafting employment handbooks, workplace investigations, hiring and termination issues, wage payment issues, and compliance with state and federal leave laws.


Practice Areas


  1. Contracts & Agreements: 25%
    5 years
  2. Wrongful Termination: 25%
    5 years
  3. Discrimination: 25%
    5 years
  4. Employment & Labor: 25%
    5 years

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Richard Steven Swartz

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    Richard Swartz Employment & Labor Attorney
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Contact Info

Ogletree Deakins

1735 Market Street
Suite 3000
Philadelphia, PA, 19103


NYCurrently registered 200503/13/2015
VAAuthorized to practice law200311/29/2012

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderOgletree Deakins2013 - Present
PartnerJackson Lewis LLP2010 - Present
PartnerArcher & Greiner, P.C.2004 - 2010
Association NamePosition NameDuration
New Jersey State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionN/AN/A
Camden County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law CommitteeN/AN/A
Philadelphia Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
William Spring v. Sealed Air Corp.Affirmed
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Brandeis UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Tri-State HRMA 27th Annual ConferenceChecking In on Background Checks2013
Employment & Labor Law CLE InstituteThe FMLA Turns 20! How Has the Act Aged?2013
2nd Annual Summit on Digital Advertising Compoiance: Sweepstakes, Social Media and PromotionsMitigating the Risks and Unintended Consequences of Employee Social Media Use While Remaining NLRA Compliant2013
Summit on Digital Advertising Compliance: Sweepstakes, Promotions & Social MediaTraining Your Employees on Social Media Use in Order to Mitigate Risks and Unintended Consquences2012
Member EventLegal Issues in Auditing Social Media2012
Ambrose ConnectsProtecting Your Critical Customer Relationships and Trade Secrets2012
Human Resources Boot Camp for New Jersey Non-ProfitsHuman Resources Boot Camp for New Jersey Non-Profits2011
Ethics & Compliance CLE InstituteFacebook Fastballs – Hard Hitting Ethical & Legal Issues in Social Media2011
Montgomery County Medical Society LectureLectureN/A
Montgomery County Bar Association LectureLectureN/A
Maryland State Bar Association LectureLectureN/A
Lorman Education Services LectureLectureN/A