Vice President - Legal and Regulatory
A native Houstonian, Tom Schmidt is the founder of Schmidt Law Firm, PLLC, he practiced at two of Houston’s premier commercial litigation boutique firms—Hicks, Thomas & Lilienstern, L.L.P., and Clements, O’Neill, Pierce, & Nickens.
Mr. Schmidt’s law practice includes general litigation and corporate formation and maintenance. His litigation practice involves shareholder and partnership disputes, contract disputes, oil and gas matters, franchise litigation, consumer fraud,
personal injury, and general commercial litigation.
In the course of representing new and small businesses in corporate matters, he has formed various corporate entities, provided counsel with regard to corporate operating agreements, assisted start-up companies in raising capital, and served as an adviser
to various boards of directors. Mr. Schmidt currently serves as general counsel and a director of several companies. He received a bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science/International Politics from the University of Pennsylvania. He is also
an Honors graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, where he served as an Associate Editor of the Texas Law Review.