Tara Swartz | Boston Employment Lawyer

Tara Swartz Lawyer
Name:Tara M. Swartz
Status:In Good Standing
Practice In:Discrimination, Education, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Wages, Misclassification, Disability, Contract Disputes, Federal Employee
Location:100 State Street
9th Floor
Boston, MA 02109

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Tara M. Swartz represents employees and students in all phases of litigation, including in state and federal courts, administrative proceedings, mediation, arbitration, and appeals. Ms. Swartz's practice concentrates on claims arising in the workplace and at educational institutions. Her employment practice includes a wide range of cases, such as discrimination and retaliation, sexual harassment, violations of the Family and Medical Leave, other state and federal statutory actions, and employment contract and tort claims. She is well versed in state and federal civil service and the federal EEO process.

In the education context, Ms. Swartz concentrates on claims of discrimination and in particular works with students and institutions to develop and implement reasonable accommodation plans.

Ms. Swartz is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (BA, BS '98), where she was a full-scholarship athlete on the Women's Gymnastics Team, and Northeastern University School of Law (JD '01).
University of MassachusettsB.A.Journalism1998  
AttorneySwartz Law, LLCN/AJune 2011-Present  
AttorneyPontikes & Swartz, LLCN/AApril 2008-May 2011  
AttorneySiegel, Wagner & Swartz, LLCN/A2005-2008  
State / CourtDate
U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit2003
U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts2002
Member, Boston Bar Association

Member, Massachusetts Bar Association

Member, Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association

Member Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts

'But-For' Causation Needed to Prove Retaliation Claim, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (2012)

The Big Picture, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (2008)

Honors & Awards:
Rising Star, New England Super Lawyers (2013)

Rising Star, Massachusetts Super Lawyers (2007, 2008, 2009)

Other Locations:
Serving the Boston, MA area.

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Service Type:Private

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