Ali Khorsand


Ali Khorsand is an attorney at Schwartz Hannum PC and a member of the Firm’s Labor and Employment and Education Practice groups. He represents businesses, non-profit organizations, and educational institutions in state and federal courts and administrative agencies in matters including alleged violations of FMLA, OSHA, FLSA, ADA, ADEA, and Title VII.

Ali counsels executives and human resources professionals on a broad range of matters including employee performance and conduct, requests for leaves of absence, disability accommodation, non-competition covenants, discipline, and terminations. He conducts internal investigations regarding employee misconduct and sexual harassment allegations, and advises on employee handbooks, employment agreements, and employment policies and procedures.

Prior to joining the Firm, Ali was Counsel at Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C. in Providence and Newport, Rhode Island and an associate at the Providence office of Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP (now Locke Lord). He previously served as Special Assistant Attorney General in the District of Columbia Office of the Attorney General and as a Judicial Law Clerk to Judge Kendra Ausby, Maryland Circuit Court for Baltimore City.


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  • Georgetown University Law Center (2008)
  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Taxation (2008)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (2003)

Bar Admissions

Rhode Island
(VA admission currently pending)

U.S. District Courts

  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island

Professional Affiliations

  • Boston Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Bar Association