Schwartz Hannum PC

William E Hannum III

Current View:

This content is provided by William E Hannum III.

Practice Areas

Guiding Employers & Educators. Compliance. Counseling. Education. Employment. Labor Relations. Litigation. Since 1995, Schwartz Hannum PC has been an invaluable ally to organizations looking to effect positive employee relations and resolve disputes. A management-side labor and employment law firm that works with local and national businesses in industries ranging from financial services to healthcare, the Firm also provides guidance and advocacy to educational and non-profit organizations. The Firm's practice is characterized by responsiveness, confidence, creativity and candor, and our services are delivered by seasoned professionals who have established the Firm as a leading provider of thoughtful, results-oriented legal counsel. Schwartz Hannum PC's growth and success reflect our long-standing commitment to help organizations address employment-related challenges in a responsible, proactive manner.


Partner. Previously with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association, American Employment Law Council, Boston Bar Association, National Association of Independent Schools, National Business Officers Association.


Frequent speaker and author on labor, employment and education law, including presentations at the American Employment Law Council, bar association and MCLE programs, Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce, Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), and National Business Officers Association (NBOA), and he has been a guest lecturer at Harvard Law School.


University of Virginia, J.D., Earle K. Shaw Labor Relations Award. Amherst College, B.A. Economics and English, magna cum laude. Rutgers University, M.A. English, Marion Johnson Fellow. Admitted to Bars of Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New York, the U.S. District Courts of Massachusetts, Colorado, Connecticut, New Hampshire, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First and Ninth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.


BTI Client Service All-Star

BTI Consulting



University of Virginia School of Law


1992 - 1989

Rutgers University

M.A. English

1989 - 1986

Amherst College


1986 - 1982