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Arthur W. Schmidt - Oklahoma City, OK

300 NE 1st Street Oklahoma City, OK 73104

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Updated: 09/06/2023

Oklahoma City Civil Litigation Lawyer


Art is a native Texan, raised through high school in St. Louis, and a permanent Okie since 1971. He concentrates his practice in the areas of Civil Litigation, Contracts, Property & Environmental, Energy & Commercial Law.

About Arthur W. Schmidt

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Of Counsel

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Contracts Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Energy Law


  • 65%

Representative Clients

  • Antioch Energy
  • SandStone Energy Acquisitions, Inc.
  • Oxley Energy, LLC
  • Arvine Pipe and Supply Co.


Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1998
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004

Other Affiliations

  • Oklahoma County Bar Association, 1979 - Present (Member)
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, 1979 - Present (Member)
  • American Bar Association, 1980 - Present (Member)
  • Oklahoma City Association of Petroleum Landmen, 1980 - Present (Member)
  • Norman Youth Soccer Association, 1988 - 2002 (Past Coach & Board Member)
  • Boy Scouts of America, 1988 - Present (Scout Master, Silver Beaver, District Committee, Council Committee)
  • St. Mark Catholic Church, 1995 - 2015 (Council Member, Finance Board, Legal Counsel)
  • Varsity Club/Phillips University

Classes and Seminars

  • Pipeline Statutes and Gathering Fees, Oklahoma City COPAS Committee, 2003
  • Gas Balancing, A Primer, Oklahoma City COPAS Committee, 2001
  • Admissibility of Expert Testimony in Oil & Gas Pollution Cases, Oklahoma College of Law - Kuntz Seminar, 2005

Past Positions

  • Watson, McKenzie & Moricoli, Associate Attorney, 1979 - 1981


  • University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, Oklahoma, 1979
  • Phillips University, Enid, Oklahoma, 1976
    Honors: cum laude



  • Kevin Dunnington, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Gregg Byram, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Mike Oxley, Houston, Texas
  • Ron Irvine, Norman, Oklahoma

Office Information


300 NE 1st Street Oklahoma City, OK 73104


  • 405-236-1840


Other Sources of Feedback About Arthur W. Schmidt

Included on the 2023 Oklahoma list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Oklahoma Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Oklahoma Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Oklahoma Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Oklahoma Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Oklahoma Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Oklahoma Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Oklahoma Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Oklahoma Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Oklahoma Super Lawyers list
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  • 2010 Oklahoma Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Oklahoma Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Oklahoma Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Oklahoma Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Oklahoma Super Lawyers list

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  • Boy Scouts of America Silver Beaver Award, 1998
  • Norman Rotary Club Four Way Citizenship Award, 1999

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