Daniel Schwartz

Daniel Schwartz is a Senior Associate at JFB Legal. Dan is a seasoned civil litigator with extensive experience advocating for his clients in both federal and state courts and in arbitration. During his career, Dan has represented a wide range of clients, from multinational financial institutions and corporations (including a professional sports league) to small, privately held companies, and individuals. Dan has experience of complex civil litigation and has handled matters involving antitrust, bankruptcy, breach of contract, business torts, employment, and intellectual property.

Education

  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2012, magna cum laude

    • Contributing Editor, Michigan Law Review

  • Washington University in St. Louis, A.B., History, 2006, magna cum laude

Recognition

  • Named a “NY Metro Rising Star” by Super Lawyers for 2019, 2020

Civil Litigation

  • Represented global bank in multibillion adversary proceeding arising out of the 2008 financial crisis.
  • Represented major professional sports league in connection with putative class action brought by former players.
  • Represented national manufacturer in antitrust class action alleging participation in purported national price fixing conspiracy.
  • Represented numerous employers against claims common law and statutory claims brought by former employees in state and federal courts and in arbitration.
  • Represented prominent manufacturer of delicatessen products against claims brought by former distributor.
  • Represented intellectual property owner in arbitration brought by licensee alleging violation of exclusive license.
  • Represented trustees in action seeking declaratory judgment that purported beneficiary was not entitled to a share of the trusts’ assets.

Internal and Regulatory Investigations

  • Represented special committee of the board of directors of publicly traded company in connection with internal investigation.

Sill Cummis & Gross PC, Newark, NJ (2019-2021)

  • Litigation Associate

Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe, LLP, New York, NY (2018-2019)

  • Litigation Associate

Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, NY (2012-2018)

  • Litigation Associate

Bar Admissions

  • New York State
  • New Jersey

Court Admissions

  • S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

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