Skip to main content
Find a Lawyer

Enter legal issue and location

Michael R. Schmidt - Cincinnati, OH

1200 Chiquita Center250 East Fifth Street Cincinnati, OH 45202

Updated: 09/13/2018

Cincinnati Litigation Lawyer


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 2014.

About Michael R. Schmidt

Practice Areas

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

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Of Counsel

Representative Clients

  • Bank One Leasing
  • Georgia Pacific Corporation
  • Harbor Pacific Insurance Company
  • Huntington National Bank


Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1981
  • Kentucky, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. Tax Court

Other Affiliations

  • Cincinnati Bar Association, 2003 - Present (Member Officer, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee )
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (Member of Business Torts Litigation Committee)


  • Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky, 1981
    Honors: Order of Curia
    Law Review: Northern Kentucky Law Review, Editor
  • Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1974
    Honors: summa cum laude

Past Positions

  • Hon. David S. Porter (dec’d), U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Law Clerk

Pro Bono Activities

  • Westwood Civic Association, Past President, 1994 - 1996
  • Westwood Civic Association, Member of Board of Directors, 1992 - 2004
  • Volunteer Lawyers for the Poor, Participating Attorney and Mediator in the Federal and State Courts
  • Service to the Bar Cincinnati Bar Association, Member Officer, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, 2003 - Present

Classes and Seminars

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



  • Named an Ohio Super Lawyer, 2009 - 2016


Office Information


1200 Chiquita Center250 East Fifth Street Cincinnati, OH 45202


  • 513-241-4490

Accepts Credit Cards




  • Case Note Northern Kentucky Law Review, June, 1981

When viewing a listing, consider the state advertising restrictions to which lawyers and law firms must adhere, as well as our Legal Directory disclaimer. Some lawyers publish comparative information regarding the services that they provide which may be subject to specific comparative communications restrictions.

Write Your Review

Fields marked with an * are required

1. Rating

Overall rating

How would you rate your overall experience with this lawyer?

Use the up and down arrows to increase or decrease the rating

Please Rate
Optional ratings
Please Rate
Quality Of Service
Please Rate
Professional Competence
Please Rate

2. Review

Please share your opinion of working with this attorney. Do not reveal personal information or details about your case. All submitted reviews are shared with the attorney prior to publishing.

Your feedback must be at least 50 characters.Your review must be at least 50 characters
I would recommend this attorney to friends and family:

3. Verification

Keep my name anonymous from public view:
Customer Type
Please choose one

Please confirm you are not a robot

By submitting this form you agree to receive email communications from FindLaw related to the management of your review.

Privacy Statement Contact Lawyer FAQ

Fields marked with an * are required

Preferred contact method
DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this web site is intended to convey general information. It should not be construed as legal advice or opinion. It is not an offer to represent you, nor is it intended to create an attorney-client relationship. The use of the internet or this contact form for communication is not necessarily a secure environment. Contacting a lawyer or law firm email through this service will not create an attorney-client relationship, and information will not necessarily be treated as privileged or confidential.

Firm Address

Google Map
1200 Chiquita Center250 East Fifth Street Cincinnati, OH 45202

Find a Lawyer

More Options