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Laura Yates Schmidt

Laura D. Schmidt

With prior experience as both an in-house and corporate insurance attorney, Ms. Schmidt focuses her practice on healthcare subrogation and insurance defense. She is board certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is licensed in Oklahoma, as well. Ms. Schmidt has more than 50 first chair jury trials to her credit, and concentrates on ERISA reimbursement, subrogation, personal injury defense and products liability. In addition, she has been invited to demonstrate her knowledge in these areas by speaking at local, state and national seminars.

Bar Admissions

  • State of Texas (1991)
  • United States District Court—Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas, Eastern District of Oklahoma
  • Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • State of Oklahoma (2008)
  • 5th Circuit
  • US Supreme Court

Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of Subrogation Professionals: Board of Directors, Co-Conference Chair of 2011 National Conference, Health Track Leader for 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Dallas Bar Association, Tort and Insurance Practice Section, Past Chair
  • Texas Super Lawyers - Rising Star 2007
  • National Award for Claims Core Process Redesign, Allstate Insurance Company, 1996


  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 1991; editorial board of The Texas Bank Lawyer; Phi Alpha Delta
  • Texas Tech University, B.S., 1988 (Cum Laude); Phi Kappa Phi and Golden Key National Honor Fraternities

Board Certifications

  • Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization