Karl Schmdit: SBEC Mentor

Mr. Schmidt has practiced labor, employment, compensation and benefit law with large law firms for over 30 years. He is a trusted advisor to both public and private, foreign and domestic employers, assisting them in anticipating, strategizing and resolving issues of compliance and potential liability. He counsels owners, senior management and H.R. departments, drafts letters to employees, opposing counsel and government agencies and prepares agreements.


  • Counseling employers in setting up, maintaining and enforcing personnel policies and programs
  • Hiring, Discipline and Firing Issues
  • Compensation and Benefits counseling and plan preparation
  • Coaching and training in leadership and management skills to build cohesive workforces and minimize exposure to liability

Types of Businesses

  • Banking, Medical, Hospitality, Retail
  • Construction and Development (Union and Non-Union)
  • Apparel, Aerospace, Service, Web based sales, distribution and marketing
  • Multi-National Businesses