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Lynn R. Schmidt

Lynn R. Schmidt

Senior Attorney

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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005



  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 2002, cum laude
  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2009


  • New York

Lynn R. Schmidt is a senior attorney in the New York office of Cahill Gordon and Reindel LLP where she focuses her practice on environmental law with an emphasis on matters relating to capital markets and lending transactions.

Lynn advises clients in a variety of areas including: EHS compliance and litigation matters, site investigation and clean-up, SEC disclosure, sustainability and ESG strategy and reporting, climate change regulation, government enforcement and administrative proceedings, OSHA matters, auditing, supply chain risk, energy regulatory matters, product and chemical stewardship, real estate development projects, and due diligence with respect to financing, M&A and other corporate matters.

Described in Chambers as “very smart, very practical and very good at getting negotiations moving” and “hard-working,” Lynn is recognized as Up & Coming in the Environment: Mostly Transactional category by Chambers USA and named a Rising Star by The Legal 500 and named a leading lawyer in The Lawdragon Green 500 Leaders in Environmental LawLynn previously served a three year term as a member of the New York City Bar Association’s International Environmental Law committee.