Arthur W. Schmidt

Arthur W. Schmidt

Shareholder Vice - President since 1985
Location:
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Phone:
405-694-4472
888-792-5235
Fax:
405-236-1520
405-236-1840
Email:

Art is a native Texan, raised through high school in St. Louis, and a permanent Okie since 1971. He concentrates his practice in the areas of Civil Litigation, Contracts, Property & Environmental, Energy & Commercial Law.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Contracts Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Energy Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1998
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004

Education

  • University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, Oklahoma
    • J.D. - 1979
  • Phillips University, Enid, Oklahoma
    • B.S. cum laude - 1976

Representative Clients

  • Cheyenne Petroleum Corporation
  • SandStone Energy Acquisitions, Inc.
  • Pump Systems Management, Inc.
  • Equal Energy US Inc.

References

  • Steve Ives, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Gregg Byram, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Robert S. May, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • John Morey, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Classes/Seminars

  • Pipeline Statutes and Gathering Fees, Oklahoma City COPAS Committee, 2003
  • Gas Balancing, A Primer, Oklahoma City COPAS Committee, 2001
  • Admissibility of Expert Testimony in Oil & Gas Pollution Cases, Oklahoma College of Law - Kuntz Seminar, 2005

Honors and Awards

  • Boy Scouts of America Silver Beaver Award, 1998
  • Norman Rotary Club Four Way Citizenship Award, 1999

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Oklahoma County Bar Association, Member, 1979 - Present
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Member, 1979 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1980 - Present
  • Oklahoma City Association of Petroleum Landmen, Member, 1980 - Present
  • Norman Youth Soccer Association, Past Coach & Board Member, 1988 - 2002
  • Boy Scouts of America, Scout Master, Silver Beaver, District Committee, Council Committee, 1988 - Present
  • St. Mark Catholic Church, Council Member, Finance Board, Legal Counsel, 1995 - Present
  • Varsity Club/Phillips University

Past Employment Positions

  • Watson, McKenzie & Moricoli, Associate Attorney, 1979 - 1981