Patrick Schmitz


Phone: (614) 222-8686
Fax: (614) 222-8688
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Pat Schmitz has represented school boards and other public sector and non-profit entities for 15 years. His practice has included labor and employment matters and special education issues. He has negotiated numerous labor contracts and handled dozens of arbitrations, proceedings before administrative agencies, employee discipline and discharge cases and student discipline matters.

Mr. Schmitz is a 1988 graduate of the College of Wooster (with honors) and a 1991 graduate of the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. He assisted hundreds of school officials throughout the state as legal counsel to the Ohio School Boards Association for six years and has written and spoken frequently on school legal issues. Mr. Schmitz was elected partner January 1, 2011.