Richard Swartz, Esquire, counsel to the firm, focuses on employment litigation and counseling. Previously, Richard practiced law in the labor and employment departments at three of the largest law firms in Philadelphia. Richard represents employees in matters involving the workplace, from claims for failure to pay overtime to harassment and discrimination claims.
Richard received his Juris Doctorate from Temple University School of Law in 1997. While at Temple, he interned for the Honorable Robert S. Gawthrop, III, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Prior to attending law school, Richard received his Bachelor of Arts from the Curtis Institute of Music. He played the French Horn professionally with such organizations as the Opera Company of Philadelphia, the Philly Pops with Peter Nero, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Ballet, and with the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Richard is admitted to the Supreme Courts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and to the United States District Courts for the District of New Jersey and the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, and to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.
Richard is conversational in Spanish and welcomes the opportunity to brush up his Spanish with clients. While at Temple, Richard was a member of L.A.L.S.A.
Richard has served on the Board of Directors for Cerebral Palsy of New Jersey (now Advancing Opportunities), as well as the Camden County Partnership for Children.