Taft is pleased to announce that Regan N. Schmidt has joined the firm as a partner in the Business and Finance practice. Prior to joining Taft, she was Assistant General Counsel for an automated technology entity of Honeywell International, Inc. and also previously served as Counsel of Macy’s, Inc. working on the retail brand’s financial institution and operations matters.
Schmidt focuses her practice on assisting businesses and industry groups in the negotiation of complex commercial contracts, corporate governance, and compliance. She also acts as a strategic business advisor to corporate clients, helping them to achieve growth initiatives while minimizing risk. She is a member of the firm’s Commercial Contracts practice and handles a variety of commercial contracts related to technology, supplier, and vendor matters, including SaaS agreements, licensing agreements, distribution agreements and offshore sourcing agreements. Schmidt is experienced in the development, management, and implementation of legal compliance and safety programs, including international expansion, regulatory review, certifications and documentation.
Schmidt earned her J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law, and a B.A. from Yale University in Russian and East European Studies. She was recognized by the YWCA as a Rising Star (2017-2018).