Edward F. Schiff: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Edward F. Schiff


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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy and Restructuring
  • Corporate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Finance
  • Labor and Employment
  • Real Estate
  • Land Use
  • and Environmental
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Hospitality
  • Real Estate Acquisitions and Dispositions
  • Real Estate Development
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Digital Business
  • Emerging Growth/Venture Capital
  • Energy
  • Climate Change and Clean Technology
  • Financial Services
University Pennsylvania State University, B.A., 1966 Skull & Bones Honor Society, Recipient of Outstanding Senior Award
Law SchoolWashington and Lee University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1969; Order of the Coif, Law Review, Editor-in-Chief
Admitted1969, Virginia; 1970, District of Columbia; 1993, Maryland


•Member, American Bar Association

•Member, Virginia Bar Association

•Member, Maryland Bar Association

•Member, District of Columbia Bar Association


Mr. Schiff is a member in both the Corporate and Finance and Bankruptcy Practice Groups in the Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Schiff is one of two original partners who led during the opening of the Washington, D.C. office and he served as the Managing Partner of the office for its initial 10 years.

Mr. Schiff is a highly experienced, innovative business attorney who has been in practice for over forty years. He assists both publicly and privately held companies structure, negotiate and manage complex corporate, finance and real estate transactions in many diverse industries; advises entrepreneurs and investors on raising and investing capital; and aids in the development of creative and effective financing techniques for project development opportunities. Mr. Schiff handles acquisitions and divestitures, equity and debt structurings, leveraged buy-outs, joint ventures and strategic partnerships for clients ranging from emerging business enterprises and well established entities to venture capital firms and institutional lenders.


•Martindale-Hubbell Business and Commercial Washington, D.C. Top Rated Lawyer, 2012

SmartCEO Magazine's Legal Elite, 2009, 2010, 2011


Clerk to the Honorable John Minor Wisdom, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (Also at New York, N.Y. Office)


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Edward F. Schiff

Eleventh Floor East, 1300 I Street, NW
WashingtonDC 20005-3314


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