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David W. Schmidt began his career as a Prosecutor and was one of the first prosecutors asked to serve in a dedicated Sex Crimes Unit. Mr. Schmidt's state and federal experience has included the trial of complex criminal matters. He has represented individuals charged with every manner of criminal cases from simple assault, DWI and shoplifting to robbery, rape and murder. He has also handled complex white collar cases and has represented employees of large companies that have been targeted by the government for criminal conduct.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
    37 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Investment Fraud: 40%
    29 years, 1 thousand cases



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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse David. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
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  • Todd D. Palumbo

    I have worked with David for years on a number of cases. He is as experienced a criminal defense lawyer as I have come in contact with.


    Todd Palumbo Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

216 North Avenue East
Po Box 621
Cranford, NJ, 07016

Lubiner & Schmidt

123 north union ave
cranford, NJ, 07928



NYCurrently registered 197907/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLubiner & Schmidt, LLC1984 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorNew York City Technical College1980 - 1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New YorkMember1980 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of New YorkMember1980 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present
Carroll Gardens Association, Inc.Board of DirectorsN/A
Securities Industry and Financial Markets AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Syracuse University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Emory University School of LawHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Compliance and Legal Society St. Louis Regional SeminarWorking With Aging Clients – Competency, Elder Abuse, and Supervising "Complex Products2013