FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 18, 2015
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP PARTNER JOHN G. SCHMIDT JR. RE-ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE GREATER NIAGARA FRONTIER COUNCIL OF THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
Buffalo, N.Y. – John G. Schmidt Jr., a partner with Phillips Lytle LLP, a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence, has been re-elected to a one-year term as president of the Greater Niagara Frontier Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
Mr. Schmidt concentrates his practice in the areas of business disputes, commercial litigation, employee disloyalty, business torts, elder fraud, technology litigation, computer forensics, white collar/government investigations 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.
Mr. Schmidt serves on the board of directors for Upstate New York Transplant Services (UNYTS) and was recently appointed chairman of its Annual Appeal for a second year in a row. He serves as second vice chair of the Erie County Republican Party, and in various leadership positions with several other civic organizations in Western New York.