Awards & Accolades

2014

  • Schwartz Hannum PC is pleased to announce that Sara Goldsmith Schwartz and William E. Hannum III have been recognized as “Leaders in their Field” by Chambers USA.
  • The Firm is listed as 31st on the list of Top 50 Women-Owned Businesses in Massachusetts by Diversity Business.
  • The Firm is listed as 54th on the list of Top 100 Diversity-Owned Businesses in Massachusetts by Diversity Business.

2013

  • Schwartz Hannum PC celebrates its 18th year and announces its new “Guiding Employers and Educators” tagline.
  • Schwartz Hannum PC is proud to announce its recognition as a “Top 100 Women-Led Business” by The Commonwealth Institute for the 4th consecutive year.
  • Congratulations to Jaimie A. McKean who was selected for inclusion in 2013 Super Lawyers® New England Rising Stars in the area of Employment & Labor Law.
  • Congratulations to Sara Goldsmith Schwartz and William E. Hannum III who were selected for inclusion in 2013 Massachusetts Super Lawyers® in the area of Employment & Labor Law.
  • Congratulations to Sara Goldsmith Schwartz for her recognition as a Top Woman of Law by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
  • Schwartz Hannum PC is pleased to announce that Sara Goldsmith Schwartz and William E. Hannum III have been recognized as “Leaders in their Field” by Chambers USA.
  • The Firm is listed as 500th on the list of Top 500 Women Owned Businesses in the U.S. by Diversity Business.
  • The Firm is listed as 20th on the list of Top 50 Diversity Owned Businesses in Massachusetts by Diversity Business.
  • In 2013, the Firm is approved as a member of The National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (“NAMWOLF”). NAMWOLF is a non-profit trade association comprised of a select group of minority and women-owned law firms that exhibit excellence in the legal profession.

2012

  • The Firm is honored as a “Top 100” Women-Led Business for the third year in a row by the Boston Business Journal and The Commonwealth Institute at the 3rd annual Top 100 Women-Led Businesses Awards.
  • William E. Hannum III is selected for inclusion in 2012 New England Super Lawyers in the area of Employment & Labor Law for the ninth consecutive year.
  • The Firm is listed as 28th on the list of Top 50 Woman Owned Businesses in Massachusetts by Diversity Business.
  • Schwartz Hannum PC is pleased to announce that Sara Goldsmith Schwartz and William E. Hannum III have been recognized as “Leaders in their Field” by Chambers USA.  This is the first year that Will has been awarded such a distinction, and the seventh consecutive year that Sara has been honored.
  • In 2012, the Firm is approved as a member of The National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (“NAMWOLF”). NAMWOLF is a non-profit trade association comprised of a select group of minority and women-owned law firms that exhibit excellence in the legal profession.

2011

  • The Firm is honored as a “Top 100” Women-Led Business for the second year in a row by the Boston Business Journal and The Commonwealth Institute at the 2nd annual Top 100 Women-Led Businesses Awards.
  • William E. Hannum III is selected for inclusion in 2011 New England Super Lawyers in the area of Employment & Labor Law for the eighth consecutive year.
  • For the sixth consecutive year, Sara is recognized by Chambers USA.  Chambers and Partners describes Sara as “a great strategist who comes up with practical and elegant solutions – simply an extraordinarily effective attorney.
  • The Firm is approved as a member of The National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (“NAMWOLF”). NAMWOLF is a non-profit trade association comprised of a select group of minority and women-owned law firms that exhibit excellence in the legal profession.

2010

  • Schwartz Hannum PC celebrates its fifteenth year.
  • William E. Hannum III is selected for inclusion in 2011 New England Super Lawyers®, Corporate Counsel Edition in the area of Employment & Labor Law for the seventh consecutive year.
  • The Firm is honored as a “Top 100” Woman-Led Business by the Boston Business Journal and The Commonwealth Institute at the 1st annual Top 100 Women-Led Businesses Awards.
  • The Firm is approved as a member of The National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (“NAMWOLF”). NAMWOLF is a non-profit trade association comprised of a select group of minority and women-owned law firms that exhibit excellence in the legal profession.
  • The Firm is listed as 16th on the list of Top 50 Woman-Owned Businesses in Massachusetts, and Sara was selected as one of the top entrepreneurs in the country by Diversity Business.
  • For the fifth consecutive year, Sara is recognized by Chambers USA.

2009

  • In 2009, for the sixth consecutive year, Sara and Will are selected for inclusion in New England Super Lawyers®, and Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition.
  • In 2009, for the fourth consecutive year, Sara is recognized by Chambers USA.

2008

  • Sara and Will are both selected for inclusion in New England Super Lawyers® as top Labor and Employment attorneys in Massachusetts.
  • For the third consecutive year, Sara is recognized by Chambers USA.  Chambers’ research sources consider Sara a “formidable advocate” who “always does her homework,” in order to sharpen her “cutting-edge knowledge of the law.
  • Todd A. Newman becomes a Partner with the Firm.
  • The Firm expands its office space by 35%.

2007

  • Sara and Will are both selected for inclusion in New England Super Lawyers® as top Labor and Employment attorneys in Massachusetts.
  • Sara Goldsmith Schwartz is again recognized by Chambers USA.  Chambers’ research sources describe Sara as a “a businesswoman: diligent, thorough and always prepared,” with an “aggressive and adversarial style, much appreciated by her clients.

2006

  • Sara and Will are both selected for inclusion in New England Super Lawyers® as top Labor and Employment attorneys in Massachusetts.
  • The Firm is certified as a woman-owned business enterprise (WBE) through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ State Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance (SOMWBA), as well as the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). The Firm is the only labor and employment law firm in Massachusetts to receive such certifications.
  • Sara Goldsmith Schwartz is recognized by Chambers USA.  Chambers’ research sources cast Sara as a “smart and tenacious lawyer. She has the drive and determination to succeed.

2005

  • The Firm is AV “Peer Review Rated” by Martindale-Hubbell.

2004

  • Sara and Will are both selected for inclusion in New England Super Lawyers® as top Labor and Employment attorneys in Massachusetts.

2001

  • Sara is recognized by Massachusetts Lawyers’ Weekly as an “Up and Coming Lawyer.”