Eric Schmitt Named to 40 Under 40 by St. Louis Business Journal
Lathrop & Gage attorney Eric Schmitt (Real Estate - Clayton) has been named by the St. Louis Business Journal a member of its 2010 class of 40 Under 40 award winners. According to the publication, the honorees were chosen by a panel of Business Journal editors and former winners based on career achievements and community work.
The winners will be featured in the Jan. 15 issue of the St. Louis Business Journal. They also will be honored at an awards dinner Thursday, Feb. 11, at Palladium Saint Louis, 1400 Park Place.
Mr. Schmitt's practice is focused on real estate and litigation matters. A graduate of St. Louis University School of Law, he has litigated dozens of land use cases as well as a myriad of other matters from general real estate and business disputes to administrative appeals and condemnation cases in federal and state court. Mr. Schmitt also represents several national and local businesses as a trusted advisor and attorney.
In addition, Mr. Schmitt is a State Senator representing the 15th Senate District in St. Louis County. He was elected in 2008. Mr. Schmitt has focused his efforts in the legislature primarily on issues related to job creation, economic development and health reform. Mr. Schmitt serves on the Jobs, Economic Development and Local Government standing committee and the Health, Mental Health, Seniors and Families (Vice Chairman) standing committee. He was also selected to serve on two 2020 Committees – Job Creation and Healthy Missourians (which he chairs) – chartered to map out Missouri’s long term vision in these two critical areas of public policy.
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