- Civil Practice
- Products Liability
- Personal Injury
- Medical Malpractice
- Wrongful Death
- Business Litigation
- Auto Accidents
- Catastrophic Injury
- Inadequate Security
- Premises Liability
The Hancock House, 10 Marshall Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02108
Tufts University, B.A., cum laude, 1987
Georgetown University, J.D., 1990
1990, Massachusetts; 1991, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; 1992, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; 1998, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Boston Bar Association; Massachusetts Bar Association (Member, Lawyers Referral Service Committee, 1995-1998); Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys; American Bar Association; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Co-Chair, Toys and Recreational Products Litigation Group, 2000-2011; Governor, New Lawyers Division, 1994-2000); Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (Massachusetts State Coordinator, 1995—).
Boston, Massachusetts, April 14, 1965
Executive Editor, The Tax Lawyer, 1989-1990. Author: Note, "The Controversy Surrounding the Adjustment of Earnings and Profits for Accrued Tax by a Cash Method Taxpayer," 42 Tax Lawyer 821 (1989); "Supreme Court Rejects Medical Device Preemption," Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyers Journal, Nov. 1996. Co-Author: "Warning! Injury Prevention Mandates Safer Designs and Adequate Warnings," 125 Products Liability Advisory 12 (July 1999); "Protecting Our Children," 116 Products Liability Advisory, Oct. 1998. Publications: "Med Mal and Products Liability: A Dangerous Intersection", Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys Journal (Winter 2007, Vol. 1, No. 4); "Medical Instruments and Devices," Medical Errors and Litigation: Investigation and Case Preparation (Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co., Inc., 2004); "Danger at Play," Trial (November, 2003); "Fighting Mandatory Arbitration," Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys Journal (Summer, 2002); "Hazardous Playthings Causing Injury to Children," Children and Injuries (Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co., Inc., 2001); "Holding the Electronic Game Industry Accountable For the Deleterious Effects Violent Video Games Can Have on Our Children," Products Liability Advisory (May, 2001); "The Common Law In The New Millennium-Protecting Our Children," Civil Trial Practice-Winning Techniques of Successful Trial Attorneys (Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co., Inc., 2000); "Keeping Our Children Safe," Facts & Findings (Nov., 1999). Board of Directors, W.A.T.C.H. (World Against Toys Causing Harm). Special Assistant District of Attorney, Plymouth County District Attorney's Office, 1991. Mr. Swartz is a nationally known and respected trial attorney and consumer advocate. His practice focuses on cases involving negligence, torts, products liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other claims involving catastrophic injuries. Mr. Swartz is currently the Principal and a Managing Attorney at Swartz & Swartz, P.C., having joined the firm in 1993. He maintains a nationwide litigation and trial practice, pursuing claims on behalf of severely injured plaintiffs and their families resulting in numerous million dollar and multi-million dollar results. Mr. Swartz is Peer-Review rated (highest rating) by Martindale-Hubbell, a certification reflecting that his peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence. He has been named a "Super Lawyer" by Boston Magazine every year since 2004. He has been a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association since 2008, meeting the standards of excellence for selection to the "top 100 trial lawyers" in Massachusetts. Mr. Swartz has made presentations at educational programs for attorneys, and has spoken to consumer groups and school communities regarding consumer safety issues and product liability law. He has authored and co-authored numerous articles and book chapters relating to child, medical and product safety, and has testified before the legislature regarding consumer education and safety.
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