Jason C. Schwartz is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group and its Litigation Department. He also serves in the firm’s Office of General Counsel.
Mr. Schwartz practices primarily in the areas of labor, employment and trade secret litigation. He was recently named one of the top five “Rising Stars” in employment law by Law 360, and he was recognized as a recommended lawyer in labor and employment litigation and workplace and employment law counseling by The Legal 500 US. His practice includes the full range of labor and employment matters, including those involving wage-hour and discrimination laws, non-competition agreements and trade secrets, Sarbanes-Oxley and other whistleblower protection laws, executive employment disputes and the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
Mr. Schwartz earned his law degree magna cum laude from The Georgetown University Law Center, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and received the George Brent Mickum III Prize and the Charles A. Keigwin Award for the best academic record in first year courses. From 1995 to 1996, Mr. Schwartz worked as a Legislative Assistant to Congressman Jon D. Fox. Mr. Schwartz received a B.A. degree in international affairs cum laude in 1994 from the George Washington University.