Charlotte G. Swift

Charlotte G. Swift

New City, New York

Charlotte G. Swift, a former partner with Jason, Nesson & Swift, L.L.P., became associated with the Firm in 2008, joining the Commercial Litigation Department headed by Richard H. Sarajian.  Ms. Swift practices in the areas of business litigation, construction litigation and employment litigation, specializing in employment discrimination litigation.  She represents clients before the EEOC and NYS Division of Human Rights.  Ms. Swift also has extensive appellate experience in both state and federal courts, including before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and the New York State Court of Appeals.

Ms. Swift earned her B.S. in Music Education from Crane School of Music, State University of New York at Potsdam in 1980, and completed her M.S. in Education there in 1981.  She received her J.D. from Albany Law School of Union University in 1994, receiving a certificate in International Business, Commercial and Comparative Litigation from the Inns of Court, London, England and McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, in 1992.  Ms. Swift participates in numerous community activities, serves on the Board of Trustees of a Better English Setter Rescue, Inc. and is a member of the Rockland County and New York State Bar Associations, as well as the Rockland County and New York Women's Bar Association.  She is admitted to practice in the States of New York and New Jersey, as well as in Federal Courts.


Year Joined Firm

  • 2008

Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial and Corporate Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Employment Discrimination

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1995
  • New Jersey, 1998
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court New Jersey
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit


  • Albany Law School Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Rockland County Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • Women's Bar Association of Rockland County, Member
  • New York State Women's Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Jason & Swift, L.L.P. (and predecessor Jason, Nesson & Swift, L.L.P.)
  • Law Office of Alan R. Lewis
  • Mid-Hudson Legal Services
  • Assistant District Attorney, Columbia County