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Edward A. Schwartz Honored by Marquis Who's Who for Excellence in Law

Edward Schwartz utilized his legal expertise in his role with the Digital Equipment Corporation

His work greatly contributed to the success of the company, which helped develop the Internet world before it became public, and enhanced communication technology for a wider audience.

    CHESTNUT HILL, MA, May 19, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Edward A. Schwartz has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

When reflecting upon his legal career, Mr. Schwartz is most proud of his work with the Digital Equipment Corporation, also known as DEC, a computer manufacturing company based in Maynard, Mass. He served as general counsel, vice president and secretary of the company from 1967 to 1988. Responsible for the company's law department on a global level, he oversaw the setting up of offices and technical schools that taught new technology to technicians. His work greatly contributed to the success of the company, which helped develop the Internet world before it became public, and enhanced communication technology for a wider audience. With the DEC, Mr. Schwartz was also able to work for a great company comprised of dedicated employees.

Mr. Schwartz pursued a career in law after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from Oberlin College in 1959. In 1962, he obtained an LL.B. from Boston College and became admitted to practice in the state of Connecticut. Mr. Schwartz became admitted to practice in the state of Massachusetts three years later. He has also completed postgraduate coursework at American University, Northeastern University and Stanford University.

Mr. Schwartz returned to his alma mater, Boston College, in 1986 as a visiting professor of law. He then joined the faculty of the school as an adjunct professor for two years, and served on its board of directors as well. While he was a student at the university, he served as editor of the Boston College Industrial and Commercial Law Review from 1960 to 1962. He was also an editor for the Annual Survey of Massachusetts Law.

In 1961, Mr. Schwartz began his professional career as a legal intern at the Office of the Attorney General for th Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He brought this experience to the law firm of Schatz & Schatz in Hartford, Conn., where he was an associate for three years. Mr. Schwartz was then an associate for the firm of Cohn, Reimer & Pollack in Boston Mass. for two years before joining the DEC. For eight years prior to his retirement, Mr. Schwartz served as president of the New England Legal Foundation in Boston.

As a result of his dedication to the field of law, Mr. Schwartz was chosen to be featured in the 44th through 70th editions of Who's Who in America, and the 22nd edition of Who's Who in the East. He has also appeared in multiple editions of Who's Who in American Law and Who's Who in Finance and Business. However, Mr. Schwartz feels that his greatest accomplishments are his wonderful family and the friendships he has nurtured. He is particularly proud of his sons, Eric and Jeffrey.

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