Daniel M. Schwartz Associate




Daniel Schwartz practices in the area of complex tort and general casualty, focusing on transportation, construction, premises liability, and labor and employment law. 

Before joining Wilson Elser, Dan worked in various roles in the New Jersey judiciary, including Pro Bono Counsel for the Honorable Freda L. Wolfson in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and served as Judge Wolfson’s extern while in law school. Additionally, Dan clerked in the Civil Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey for the Honorable Gary K. Wolinetz. In law school, Dan worked as a student attorney in the Intellectual Property and Transaction Clinic. Among his internships in law school, Dan worked for the Dallas Cowboys, under their General Counsel. 

Before entering the legal field, Dan worked as a “ski bum” in Vail, Colorado, and spent several years working in public relations and digital marketing. Drawing on his diverse background, Dan approaches legal problems from a business and public relations perspective, through a legal lens.