Micah B. Schwartz Counsel

Micah is a litigator who focuses on employment and occupational-safety cases. He represents clients in federal and state courts at the trial and appellate levels and counsels clients on sensitive labor and employment matters.

Micah has defended companies in court against discrimination lawsuits under Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). He also represents clients before government agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the U.S. Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). He has handled all aspects of litigation, from electronic discovery through summary judgment, trial, and appeal.

Micah also represents clients in non-competition and trade-secret disputes and defends clients against whistleblower claims.

Prior to joining the firm, Micah served as a litigation associate with an international law firm in Washington, D.C. He also served as a law clerk for the Honorable David G. Trager, U.S. District Court Judge for the Eastern District of New York.

Micah earned his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Virginia, where he served as student body president.

Experience

Representation of global companies in discrimination, occupational safety-and-health, and non-competition lawsuits.

Representation of construction company in breach of contract and discrimination trial.

Representation of defense contractor in multibillion-dollar False Claims Act case.

Representation of pro bono clients seeking protective orders in domestic-abuse matters.

  • University of Virginia School of Law, JD, 2008
  • University of Virginia, BA, 2003
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
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