I am an Avon Resident for over seven years. Since 2007, I have authored and published the Connecticut Employment Law Blog (www.ctemploymentlawblog.com. I am a member at the lawfirm of Pullman & Comley LLC which has a detailed biography of me there. My primary office in Hartford, Connecticut. However, I do legal work all across the state including the Farmington Valley. My practice includes representing and counseling employers on labor and employment law through practical considerations and application of the law. I also work on commercial litigation and other types of business matters, such as trade secrets or inter-company disputes.
The following summarizes just some of the experience and recognition I've received over the years.
Litigation experience in federal and state courts:
Wage and Hour Law
Other employment-related matters
Connecticut Appellate Court
United States District Court - Connecticut
Connecticut Superior Court
Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
Local and federal administrative agencies
Awards and Recognition:
"40 Under 40" Hartford Business Journal (2010)
"Legal Rebel" by the ABA Journal, in recognition of the innovative work that I have been performing for the bar association.
ABA Blawg 100 - As one of the best 100 blogs by lawyers in the country (2010, 2011).
Have been included in “Best Lawyers in America” publication for Connecticut since 2005 and now in "Super Lawyers" publication.
Finalist, Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year, American Bar Association, 2008
ABA Young Lawyers’ Division “Star of the Year” in 2007.
Connecticut Law Tribune “New Leaders of the Law Award” 2003.
Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford
Civil Rights Committee of the ADL - Connecticut Chapter
The Urban League of Greater Hartford
Mental Health Association of Connecticut
Connecticut Middle School Mock Trial Program
Lawyers for Children America
Chair, March of Dimes Star Chefs Dinner 2008
I am a law graduate of Washington University in St. Louis School of Law where I was honored with the "Order of the Coif". I received my bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania. While there, I served as an editor for the award-winning daily newspaper, The Daily Pennsylvanian.
The Connecticut Law Tribune ran this profile way back in 2007 as well. You can also follow me on Twitter - @danielschwartz.