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Worcester State College, BA 1996
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 2004
Northeastern University School of Law, JD 2007


James A.W. Shaw is a partner in the law firm of Segal Roitman in Boston. He represents unions and employees throughout all sectors of the economy, including construction workers, academics, bus drivers, employees in financial services, broadcasters and public employees. He has taught labor law at Northeastern University School of Law and Boston College School of Law. He also has a master’s degree in sociology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Prior to attending law school, Professor Shaw was president of UAW Local 2322 in Western Massachusetts, where he represented and organized workers in higher education, child care, mental health, human services, manufacturing, among other industries.

James Shaw