Joan Schwab's practice is focused on a wide variety of complex litigation, including employment litigation, counseling, and investigations. She also has handled numerous insurance coverage actions, reinsurance disputes, defense of personal injury and products liability claims. Her practice also includes the defense of professional liability claims, director and officer liability claims and a wide variety of business litigation.
Joan regularly litigates matters arising in the workplace, including the defense of sexual harassment, age, race and disability discrimination claims, CEPA claims and restrictive covenant litigation. She represents corporate clients, insurance companies, licensed professionals and state entities in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels and before administrative tribunals. Joan frequently conducts seminars on a variety of issues including sexual harassment, interviewing, hiring and firing, workplace violence, workplace privacy, reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and employee handbooks.
Joan also handles insurance and reinsurance litigation matters, representing insurance companies with respect to coverage issues involving property, commercial casualty, life, health, general liability, professional liability, directors & officers’ liability and other specialized coverages. She also defends personal injury and product liability claims.