Fernanda L. Schmid

Senior Vice President,
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary


  • Los Angeles


As general counsel of Cornerstone Research, Fernanda Schmid manages the firm’s legal, compliance, and business risk matters. Ms. Schmid is a member of the firm’s executive committee and its operating policy committee. She also chairs the pro bono and risk management committees.

Prior to joining Cornerstone Research, Ms. Schmid was a litigation attorney.

Professional Affiliations
Press Release

Cornerstone Research Announces Promotions to Senior Vice President and Principal

Press Release

Fernanda Schmid Named a 2017 Leader in Law

  • “Cybersecurity—Emerging Trends and Regulatory Guidance,” ACC Docket, May 2015
  • “The Changing Landscape of Cybersecurity: Threats, Prevention, and Response,” Institute for Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting, 3 December 2014