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Earle K. Shawe Research Professorship


The Earle K. Shawe Professorship in Employment Law was funded with a gift from Mr. Shawe. Appointed in 1937 as one of the first attorneys to work with the National Labor Relations Board, Earle Shawe (College '31, Law '34) litigated some of the leading unfair labor practice cases decided under the National Labor Relations Act. His firm, Shawe & Rosenthal, specializes in representing employers nationwide in all aspects of labor and employment law. The professorship complements the annual Labor Relations Award that Mr. Shawe created in 1968 to recognize a graduating law student who demonstrates the greatest promise in this field.

Adam B. Spencer 2014-present

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