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Tara Swartz | Boston Employment Lawyer


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Discrimination, Education, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Wages, Misclassification, Disability, Contract Disputes, Federal Employee

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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).

Position Organization Location Duration
Attorney Swartz Law, LLC N/A June 2011-Present
Attorney Pontikes & Swartz, LLC N/A April 2008-May 2011
Attorney Siegel, Wagner & Swartz, LLC N/A 2005-2008
School Degree Major Graduation
University of Massachusetts B.A. Journalism 1998
State / Court Date
U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit 2003
Massachusetts 2002
U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts 2002
  • Member, Boston Bar Association

    Member, Massachusetts Bar Association

    Member, Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association

    Member Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts
  • Rising Star, New England Super Lawyers (2013)

    Rising Star, Massachusetts Super Lawyers (2007, 2008, 2009)
  • 'But-For' Causation Needed to Prove Retaliation Claim, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (2012)

    The Big Picture, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (2008)

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