Harold M. Schwarz, III

Harold “Tadd” M. Schwarz, III is a Partner in Stark & Knoll’s Litigation & Employment Group. Harold has successfully litigated a number of matters, with a principal focus in commercial, construction and employment litigation.

"I’ve always believed the key to providing extraordinary representation is to understand not only my clients' immediate needs, but also their underlying mission and long-term goals. We strive to favorably resolve your most pressing issues quickly and efficiently, and to build a long-term relationship to help you avoid those issues in the future."  - Harold M. Schwarz,III

Areas of Practice

  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Labor & Employment Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Administrative & Appellate Proceedings
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Proceedings

Harold has represented companies of all sizes before state and federal trial and intermediate appellate courts, administrative boards, and arbitration forums.

Court Admissions

  • State of Ohio
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second, Sixth and Ninth Circuits
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio
  • U. S. District Courts for Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky
  • U. S. District Court for Western District of Pennsylvania

Bar Associations

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Akron Bar Association


  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2004
  • Villanova University, B.A.H. Philosphy, 2001

Professional & Community Leadership

  • Goodwill Industries of Akron-Board of Directors, 2013-present
  • Summit Housing Development Corporation-Board of Trustees, 2013-Present
  • Northview Consortium – Secretary, 2008-present
  • Ohio City Near West Development Corporation - Board of Trustees, July 2010-2012
  • Siffrin, Inc. - Board of Directors, 2006-2009

Honors & Awards

  • Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2010-2017
  • Member, Order of Barristers


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