FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 21, 2015

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Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
716-847-5444

PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP PARTNER JOHN G. SCHMIDT JR. PRESENTED AT ERIE INSTITUTE OF LAW EVENT, “ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION (ADR) IN THE COMMERCIAL DIVISION” 

Buffalo, N.Y. – John G. Schmidt Jr., a partner at Phillips Lytle LLP, a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence, spoke at the Erie Institute of Law Event “Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in the Commercial Division.” He presented on the topic of “The Litigator’s Considerations in Accessing ADR.” The event was held on Tuesday, April 21, at the Bar Association of Erie County, 438 Main Street, Buffalo, N.Y.

Mr. Schmidt concentrates his practice in the areas of business disputes, commercial litigation, employee disloyalty, federal practice, business torts, elder fraud, technology litigation, white collar/government investigations defense, FDCPA defense and class action defense. Mr. Schmidt is the co-leader of the firm’s Business Litigation Practice Team.

Mr. Schmidt is listed in Upstate New York Super Lawyers®, The Best Lawyers in America©, Who’s Who in Law, Business First of Buffalo and Buffalo Law Journal, and Legal Elite of WNY, Business First of Buffalo and Buffalo Law Journal. He received his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law and his B.F.A. from New York University.

He serves as president of the Greater Niagara Frontier Council of the Boy Scouts of America, second vice chair of the Erie County Republican Party, and in various leadership positions with several other civic organizations in Western New York.

Phillips Lytle LLP is a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices in New York State, Washington, D.C., and Canada, our attorneys serve a multinational client base including FORTUNE 1000 companies, global and regional financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, middle market companies, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals on important matters affecting their businesses and personal wealth. For more information, visit www.phillipslytle.com.

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