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Michael S. Schmidt

Michael S. Schmidt

office: 402.964.5214
fax: 402.964.5050

Michael focuses his practice in the firm’s corporate area, providing counsel in the areas of mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and liquidations, as well as federal and state securities law compliance, specifically regarding private securities transactions.

In his practice, Michael also advises commercial real estate clients in purchases, sales, leases and joint ventures, as well as real estate fund sponsors in capital formation and securities compliance matters.  

Before joining the firm, he was a law clerk for a federal judge with the U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska.




  • J.D., Creighton University School of Law
    • magna cum laude
      • A.A. and E. Yossem Scholarship
      • Creighton Law Review, Student Articles Editor, 2010-2011; staff, 2009-2010
      • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards: Corporation Reorganization Seminar; Debtor-Creditor Relations; Estate and Gift Taxation; Legal Writing and Lawyering Skills; Taxation of Business Enterprises
      • Dean’s Academic Scholarship
      • Dean’s Honor Roll
  • B.A., Grinnell College
    • Psychology
      • Grinnell Trustees’ Honor Scholarship
      • Men’s varsity basketball


  • Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Omaha Bar Association