Fernanda L. Schmid

Senior Vice President and General Counsel


  • Los Angeles


As general counsel of Cornerstone Research, Fernanda Schmid manages the firm’s legal, compliance, and business risk matters. She also chairs the firm’s pro bono committee.

Prior to joining Cornerstone Research, Ms. Schmid was the associate general counsel of LECG. Before joining LECG, she was a litigation attorney at Folger Levin & Kahn and Irell & Manella.

Professional Affiliations
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Cornerstone Research Announces Promotions to Senior Vice President and Principal

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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