Schwartz & Shaw, P.L.L.C., established in 1991 (originally as Richard Schwartz & Associates), was designed to serve and meet
the special needs of education clients. There are currently seven full-time attorneys in the firm, all concentrating in Education Law.  Since its establishment, this firm has performed services for more than ninety school systems in
North Carolina and other states.  We are confident that we can meet every need for legal services expected by our education clients.

The firm is recognized in North Carolina and nationally as a leader in the development of Education Law. The firm stays abreast of new developments in the law (whether statutory, regulatory or case law), and all members of the firm are actively involved in teaching and writing about such developments.

Firm members have extensive trial and appellate experience in State


and Federal courts and before
the various administrative hearing bodies significant to school systems. In addition, we have wide-ranging experience in all phases of representing schools.

Our vast experience in Education Law provides our clients with a wealth of resources that enable
us to provide timely and accurate advice.  We are positioned to respond quickly to your needs, and we emphasize practical responses that are grounded in our in-depth knowledge of the workings of school systems.

Our commitment to our clients and public education is far reaching, and we would welcome the opportunity to work with you.  If you have any questions about the legal services we provide, or would like the opportunity to discuss your legal needs in detail, please do not hesitate to call on us.  We look forward to hearing from you.

P.O. BOX 2350  •  RALEIGH, NC 27602  •  919.821.9011