Martha Schmidt

Co-Regional Vice President, Northwest Region

Marti Schmidt (LLM, University of Washington; JD, University of Wisconsin) is a Seattle-based labor and employment lawyer focusing on discrimination and discipline issues. She also consults with organizations seeking to use international human rights law to promote their peace and justice goals. She has been a civil legal assistance attorney in Chicago, a juvenile defender in Washington State, and once worked as a union organizer and university professor. She reorganized the Wisconsin student NLG chapter and is past chair of the NLG Peace and Disarmament Subcommittee of the International Committee.