Attorney Profile:

Jeffrey R. Schmieler

Jeffrey R. Schmieler: Attorney with Saunders & Schmieler, P.C.


Member, National Law Committee. Recipient: Phoenix Award for Scholastic Achievement, 1964; Clarence Darrow Scholarship for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement, 1967; National Association for Criminal Victims Compensation Board Award, 1980. Commissioner, Criminal Injuries Compensation Commission, 1979-1986. Member, Governor's Executive Advisory Council, 1985-1988.

Areas of Practice (19)

  • National Civil and Trial Practice Litigation
  • General Trial and Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Tort Liability Defense Cases
  • Personal Injury Defense Litigation
  • Environmental Liability Defense Litigation
  • Toxic Tort Defense Litigation
  • Products Liability Defense Litigation
  • Premises Liability Defense Litigation
  • Workers' Compensation Claims
  • Construction Accident Liability Defense Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice Defense Litigation
  • Insurance Subrogation
  • Defense of False Arrest
  • False Imprisonment
  • Malicious Prosecution
  • Assault and Battery Claims
  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • General Trial and Appellate Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
301-588-7717  Phone
301-588-5073  Fax
University Attended:
University of Maryland, B.S. & A.B., 1964; Sigma Alpha Epsilon, President
Law School Attended:
Duquesne University School of Law; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., Phi Alpha Delta, 1967
Year of First admission:
1967, Maryland and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1968, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland; 1969, District of Columbia, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, U.S. Tax Court and U.S. Court of Military Appeals; 1970, U.S. Court of Federal Claims; 1971, U.S. Supreme Court; 1991, Virginia and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Montgomery County, Maryland State and American Bar Associations; District of Columbia Bar; Bar Association of the District of Columbia; Virginia State Bar.
Birth Information:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 16, 1942
Reported Cases:
Supreme Court: Lords Landing Village Condo. Council of Unit Owners v. Continental Ins. Co., 520 U.S. 893, 117 S.Ct. 1731, 138 L.Ed.2d 91 (1997), on remand to 122 F.3d 1061 (1997), and on appeal to 191 F.3d 448, 1999 WL 710342 (4th Cir. Md.); Federal Circuit Courts: Beard Plumbing and Heating, Inc. v. Thompson Plastics, Inc., 152 F.3d 313 (4th Cir. 1998); Federal District Courts; St. Paul Fire & Marine v. Continental Ins. Co., 1993 U.S. Dist. Lexis 6556 (1993); Herlihy v. Ply-Gem Indus., 752 F. Supp. 1282 (D.Md. 1990); Purdue Farms Incorporated v. National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PA, 197 F. Supp. 2d 370 (D.Md. 2002); Other Federal District Courts Decisions: Maryland: Eaton Corp. v. Wright, 281 Md. 80, 375 A.2d 1122 (1997); Hensley v. Montgomery County, 25 Md.App 361, 334 A.2d 542 (1075); Information Systems & Network Corporation, et al. v. Federal Insurance Co., 145 Md.App. 457, 805 A2d. 1141 (2002).

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