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  • The George Washington University, The Elliott School of International Affairs, B.A., cum laude


  • French (Fluent)
  • Mandarin (Beginner)
  • Spanish (Beginner)

Michael E. Schmitz

C&M International Director
Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.508.8965
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Michael Schmitz joined C&M International in August 2009. Prior to joining C&M International, Mr. Schmitz worked for the express delivery company, UPS, in their International Public Affairs office in Washington. At UPS, Mr. Schmitz focused on market access issues in the Asia-Pacific region and also supported Congressional advocacy to advance U.S. trade initiatives for the services industry. Previously, Mr. Schmitz also worked at the U.S. Department of State, the Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Greenberg Traurig LLP and Romulus Global Issues Management.

Mr. Schmitz received his B.A. cum laude in international affairs with a concentration in international economics and a minor in Chinese Language from the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University. Mr. Schmitz has also spent extensive time abroad, as a Rotary International Exchange Student in Liège, Belgium, where he gained proficiency in French, and in Beijing and Jining, China, where he taught English to children and adults.

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Client Alerts & Newsletters

  • "World Leaders Call for Accelerated Progress Towards Universal Health Coverage," Regulatory Alert (September 23, 2019). Contacts: Patricia L. Wu, Eric Obscherning, Ryan MacFarlane, Joshua Boswell, Michael E. Schmitz, Melissa Morris
  • "The Month in International Trade – November 2018," International Trade Bulletin (December 10, 2018). Contacts: Jeffrey L. Snyder, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Evan Yu, Melissa Morris, Robert Holleyman, John B. Brew, Ryan MacFarlane, Patricia L. Wu, Clark Jennings, Andrew Blasi, Michael E. Schmitz, Adelicia R. Cliffe, Alan W. H. Gourley, Maria Alejandra (Jana) del-Cerro
  • "APEC Chairs Statements Released," International Trade Bulletin (November 26, 2018). Contacts: Michael E. Schmitz, Andrew Blasi, Robert Holleyman, John B. Brew, Ryan MacFarlane, Patricia L. Wu, Clark Jennings
  • "This Month in International Trade - August 2016," International Trade Bulletin (September 8, 2016). Contacts: John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Aaron Marx, David (Dj) Wolff, Alexander H. Schaefer, Daniel Cannistra, Jeffrey L. Snyder, Kate Clemans, Patricia L. Wu, Ryan MacFarlane, Michael E. Schmitz, Andrew Blasi, Carlton Greene