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Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Phone : (412) 281-9112
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Edward C. Schmidt

Edward C. Schmidt has nearly 30 years of broad-based experience and applied knowledge in advising clients and trying cases across the country relating to areas of antitrust, securities, product liability, and corporate commercial issues. He has tried or litigated cases across the country in both federal and state courts.

Mr. Schmidt’s corporate clients/client industries have spanned the spectrum from smaller companies to the Fortune 100, and representations have involved the banking, securities, tobacco, manufacturing, and service industries. His involvement has ranged from providing general antitrust advice to reorganizing a law department, while preparing a bank to be sold, and trying cases involving a wide spectrum of legal theories and case law with considerable dollar amounts.

Education:

  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1972
    • Honors: 1972 Order of the Coif
    • 1972 Samuel B. Wagner Award for Labor Law
    • 1970 Member National Appellate Moot Court Team
    • 1970 Member of the first-placed team in the Gourley Moot Court Trail Competition (presented by the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County)
  • B.A., University of Michigan, Pre-Law (ROTC-U.S. Army)

Areas of Law:

  • Financial Services
  • Antitrust
  • Corporate Commercial Issues
  • Products Liability
  • Securities

Mr. Schmidt is also on the approved list of mediators/arbitrators for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Publications:

  • Co-Editor of "Antitrust Evidence Manual" published by Section of Antitrust Law, American Bar Association, 1990
  • "Antitrust Consent Decrees: Ten Years of Experience Under the Tunny Act," 52 Antitrust Law Journal 883, 1984
  • Report of the Antitrust Section’s Task Force to "Review Proposed Legislation to Repeal or Modify Illinois Brick," 52 Antitrust Law Journal 841, 1984
  • Co-Editor of "Antitrust Discovery Handbook Supplement" published by Section of Antitrust Law, American Bar Association, 1982
  • Assistant Editor of "Antitrust Discovery Handbook" published by Section Antitrust Law, American Bar Association, 1980
  • Member of Research & Drafting Group producing the “Supplement to Antitrust Law Development” published by Section of Antitrust Law, American Bar Association, 1980
  • Memorandum Re: Rule 11 for Committee on Practice and Procedure of American Bar Association, Antitrust Section" published in "Current Problems in Federal Civil Procedure" by Practicing Law Institute, 1979
  • Member of Research & Drafting Group producing the "Antitrust Law Development" published by Section of Antitrust Law, American Bar Association, 1978
  • "E-Discovery and Handling Electronic Documents During Litigation" published for the American Equipment Manufacturers, Annual Product Liability Seminar, Atlanta, GA, 2005