C. Hall Swaim is a retired partner in the firm's Corporate and Transactional and Intellectual Property Departments. He joined the firm in 1971 and retired in 2009. Mr. Swaim is a former chair of Hale and Dorr's Commercial Department.
Mr. Swaim's practice focused on commercial law, with an emphasis on Chapter 11 reorganizations, out-of-court restructurings, loan documentation, workouts and contract negotiations, with emphasis on technology-based companies and technology transfer.
Representative publications of Mr. Swaim's include:
- "The Practical Implications of the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994 on Chapter 11 Reorganizations." Butterworth’s Journal of International Banking and Financial Law(1994).
- Turnaround Management Association and Hale and Dorr-client seminars – Director and Officer Duties and Liabilities in Distressed Company Situations – January 2002
- President, Massachusetts Prostate Cancer Coalition