Brian C. Shaw, Schwartz & Shaw PLLC


Brian C. Shaw grew up in Southern California.  He graduated cum laude in 1976, from Harvard College, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and received his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1980.  After serving as law clerk for the Honorable Edward J. Schwartz, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court in San Diego, California, and graduate work at Cambridge University in England, Mr. Shaw joined the law firm of Jensen Baird Gardner & Henry in Portland Maine, where he served as Chairman of the Education Law Department.


In 1993, Mr. Shaw joined then Richard A. Schwartz & Associates, became Partner in 1997, and the law firm changed its name to Schwartz & Shaw, P.L.L.C.


Mr. Shaw is an Adjunct Professor at the Norman A. Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University.  He is a Past-Chairman of the Education Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association and has served on the Board of Directors of the National Council of School Attorneys.  He is a member of the North Carolina Council of School Attorneys and the National Council of School Attorneys.  He is a frequent speaker at the district, state and national level on many different topics dealing with education law.


Brian is the very proud father of three daughters and two granddaughters.



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