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Mr. John G. Schmidt Jr.

Phillips Lytle LLP
Regular Member
125 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: 716 847 8400
Fax: 716 852 6100
Web Site:

Law School: Rutgers-Newark (1993)

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Mr. Schmidt is co-team leader of the Firm's Business Ligation Practice Team. He concentrates his practice in the areas of business litigation, employee disloyalty, federal practice, and computer forensics.

He is a 1993 graduate of Rutgers Law School (J.D.), and a 1985 graduate of New York University (B.F.A.). Following law school, Mr. Schmidt held a fellowship with the Pacific Legal Foundation (1993-94). Thereafter, he served as Law Clerk to Hon. John T. Elfvin, U.S. District Court (W.D.N.Y.)(1994-96).

Mr. Schmidt is a member of the N.Y.S and Erie County Bar Associations, and the Federalist Society.

He serves as Second Vice-Chair of the Erie County Republican Committee, Chair of the ECRC Republican Leadership Council, and President of the Greater Niagara Frontier Council of the Boys Scouts of America. He also serves on the Board of UNYTS (Upstate New York Transplant Services). For publications, go to

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