James Swartz

Swartz & Swartz
10 Marshall Street
Boston, MA 02108
617-742-1900
www.swartzlaw.com/


Practice Areas

       
  • Personal Injury
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  • Inadequate Security Litigation
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  • Medical Malpractice
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  • Product Liability
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  • Wrongful Death

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 one of the Managing Attorneys at Swartz & Swartz, 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 “AV” 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.

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.

EDUCATION

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, 1990
Law Review: Executive Editor, The Tax Lawyer, 1989 - 1990

B.A., Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, 1987
Honors: Cum Laude

JURISDICTIONS ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

Massachusetts, 1990

U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1991

U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1992

PROFESSIONAL & BAR ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS

Boston Bar Association

Massachusetts Bar Association

American Bar Association

PUBLISHED WORKS

Note, "The Controversy Surrounding the Adjustment of Earnings and Profits for Accrued Tax by Cash Method Taxpayer", 42 Tax Lawyer 821, Spring, 1989

"Warning! Injury Prevention Mandates Safer Design and Adequate Warnings" (Co-Author), 125 Products Liability Adivsory 12, July, 1999

"Protecting Our Children", 116 Products Liability Adivsory, Oct., 1998

"Supreme Court Rejects Medical Preemption", Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyers Journal, Nov., 1996