March 28, 2024

Phillips Lytle Partner John G. Schmidt Jr. Named Vice Chair of ConnectLife Board of Directors

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Involved With Organization for Over 10 Years

Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Partner John G. Schmidt Jr. has been named vice chair of the board of directors for ConnectLife, an organization with which he has been involved for over 10 years.

ConnectLife is Western New York’s only community blood bank and federally designated not-for-profit organ procurement organization. ConnectLife helps save and heal lives through organ, eye, tissue, birth tissue and blood donation.

John is a partner at Phillips Lytle and co-leader of the firm’s Business Litigation Practice Team. He is involved in various civic organizations in the Western New York community, serves on many committees in various bar associations and legal organizations, and is a frequent presenter on litigating business disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, workplace fraud and legal ethics.

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