Tom Schmidt - General Counsel

Tom Schmidt has been practicing civil litigation in Houston for more than twenty years. The Firm represents businesses and high net worth individuals, primarily in business disputes. Schmidt Law Firm handles a variety of matters:
 COMMERCIAL LITIGATION
Our primary focus is in representing businesses in commercial litigation matters.
 PARTNERSHIP DISPUTES
Representing companies & individuals in partnership disputes & divorces.
 SHAREHOLDER FRAUD
We have extensive experience in investor fraud matters.
 BANKRUPTCY LITIGATION
We routinely represent clients in Bankruptcy litigation.
 CORPORATE MATTERS
We represent clients in asset purchases, mergers & acquisitions, corporate formation and maintenance, and general corporate advising matters.
We practice law from the perspective of a business owner. Our focus is in helping our clients make the right business decisions.
20 Years' Experience / Client-Focused Practice / Complex Litigation Experience
Aggressive Representation / National practice
Tom Schmidt, a native Houstonian, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania. He is an Honors graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, where he served as an Associate Editor of the Texas Law Review. Before founding Schmidt Law Firm, PLLC, Mr. Schmidt practiced at two of Houston’s premier commercial litigation boutique firms—Hicks, Thomas & Lilienstern, and Clements, O’Neill, Pierce, & Nickens. Mr. Schmidt’s law practice includes general litigation and corporate formation and maintenance. His litigation practice involves representing plaintiffs and defendants in shareholder and partnership disputes, contract disputes, oil and gas matters, franchise litigation, healthcare litigation, consumer fraud, personal injury, and general commercial litigation. While representing new and small businesses in corporate matters, Mr. Schmidt has formed various corporate entities, provided counsel with regard to corporate operating agreements, assisted start-up companies in raising capital, and served as an advisor to various boards of directors. Mr. Schmidt serves as general counsel & a director of several companies.