Joshua L. Schwartz
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Education

  • Columbia Law School, J.D.
  • Muhlenberg College, B.A.

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Presentations

  • Barley Snyder Employment Seminar, "Workers’ Compensation: The Role of the Occupational Medicine Physician" (May 2014)
  • Barley Snyder Employment Seminar, "Managing Injured and Disabled Employees: FMLA, ADA, and the Workers’ Compensation Act" (May 2014)
  • Barley Snyder Employment Seminar, "Workers’ Compensation: Aggravations of Degenerative Conditions" (May 2013)
  • Barley Snyder Employment Seminar, "Preparing for “the Inevitable”: Evaluation, Discipline, & Discharge" (May 2013)
  • Barley Snyder Employment Seminar, " Workers’ Compensation: Repetitive Injuries” (May 2012)
  • Pennsylvania Employment Law Deskbook, contributing author

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Jane R. Roth, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (2008-2009)
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Paul S. Diamond, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2005-2006)

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Joshua L. Schwartz

Partner(717) 399-1535
jschwartz@barley.com

Josh is a partner in the firm's Employment Law group, where he represents management and employers in all aspects of labor and employment law and in employment litigation matters before federal and state courts and administrative agencies, including the Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the unemployment and workers' compensation agencies of various states.  Josh also counsels employers on issues related to employee discipline and termination, workplace harassment, and compliance with federal and state employment laws.

In addition, Josh devotes a portion of his practice to general litigation matters, including commercial disputes, business torts, insurance coverage disputes, and defense of personal injury claims.

Before joining the firm, Josh was an associate at Williams & Connolly, LLP, in Washington, D.C., where he litigated in a wide variety of substantive areas, including commercial litigation, RICO, antitrust, consumer protection and unfair trade practices, trade secrets, securities litigation, misappropriation of ideas, land development disputes, civil rights litigation, and First Amendment litigation, among others.