Michael R. Schmidt

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Professional Experience

Michael Schmidt’s practice is concentrated in the area of civil litigation, with an emphasis on complex commercial litigation, ERISA, and securities cases. Mike has litigated a broad spectrum of business-related legal issues in numerous federal and state courts and arbitration tribunals.

Mike served as law clerk to the Hon. David S. Porter (dec’d), U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. He has been named an Ohio Super Lawyer from 2009 through 2016.

Community Involvement

•Westwood Civic Association, Past President (1994-96); Member of Board of Directors (1992-2004)
•Volunteer Lawyers for the Poor, Participating Attorney and Mediator in Federal and State Courts

Service to the Bar

•Cincinnati Bar Association: Member Officer, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee (2003-present)


“Commercial Damages,” Commercial Damages Seminar, Cincinnati Bar Association

Honors and Awards

•Named an Ohio Super Lawyer 2009-2016

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Business & Complex Litigation
  • Trials & Appeals

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(513) 333-5226  Phone
University Attended:
Xavier University, A.B., summa cum laude, 1974
Law School Attended:
Salmon P. Chase College of Law, J.D., Order of Curia, Editor, Northern Kentucky Law Review, 1981
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio; U.S. Tax Court; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; 1981, Ohio; 1982, Kentucky

Professional Associations

Cincinnati Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
American Bar Association, Member of Business Torts Litigation Committee

Birth Information:
Cincinnati, OH, 1951
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

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Cincinnati, Ohio

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