"Many thanks for the wealth of information that your firm has provided…generally to your educational institution clients. You have allowed schools to pivot on a dime to address these PPP/PPPFA issues while simultaneously working to ensure the provision of quality education to our students."
~ Board Chair, Independent School

"This is a spectacular result, Sara. Thank you so much for the superb effort."
~ Trustee, College

"Your assistance has been of immeasurable value. You are a straight shooter and a closer--- It is a joy to work with you. Thanks for your continuing help!"
~ Trustee, College

"You have been an absolutely incredible partner and I appreciate how you made my job easier and outcomes better. Your patience, support, expertise, good humor, and efforts have truly been a bright spot."
~ Chief Financial Officer, Independent School

"We are so relieved and pleased – and grateful for the huge amount of work all of you have accomplished on our behalf."
~ Head of School, Boarding School


Higher Education
Independent Schools

Schwartz Hannum PC is a strategic partner to educational institutions looking to promote a positive learning environment and resolve workplace issues. Schwartz Hannum PC’s Schools and Education Practice provides comprehensive guidance to the full spectrum of school and education clients, including many nationally renowned independent schools, colleges and universities.

The Firm’s Schools and Education Practice helps educational leaders meet their legal obligations to both employees and students under state and federal laws. Our attorneys understand the unique dynamics of the school environment – how each decision, from hiring and admissions to termination and expulsion, affects relationships with students, parents, alumni, faculty, staff, and governing boards.

We translate that understanding into solutions that help schools mitigate risk and avoid potential conflicts. Should disputes arise, we provide the administration with representation in litigation before state and federal government agencies, courts, and arbitration panels.

Nationally-renowned colleges, universities, and independent schools rely on Schwartz Hannum PC to provide the clarity, foresight, and guidance necessary to make smart choices. The Firm offers educational institutions a unique combination of sophisticated, personable attorneys and a commitment to fulfilling each client’s business and knowledge objectives.