Wendy Schneider

Wendy Schneider has been writing, editing and updating the SmartRules Guides http://www.smartrules.com/ since 2005 and is currently the SmartRules Managing Editor.  In this capacity, Ms. Schneider has become one of the foremost experts on civil litigation rules and procedure for all state and federal trial courts in the United States.  In addition to writing for the SmartRules Guides, Ms. Schneider blogs extensively on the SmartRules blog http://blogs.smartrules.com/ regarding civil litigation procedure, news, trends and events.  Before joining the SmartRules team, Ms. Schneider practiced civil litigation for 10 years, focusing on business litigation and employment defense at top Los Angeles law firms including McDermott, Will & Emery, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe and Seyfarth Shaw.  Ms. Schneider obtained her Juris Doctor from the UCLA School of Law and was admitted to the California Bar in 1995.  Ms. Schneider also holds a B.A. degree in Government from the College of William & Mary.  In addition to her professional legal activities, Ms. Schneider donates her time to running A Child's New Life Foundation (CNLF) http://www.achildsnewlife.org/.  CNLF raises money to benefit a boarding school for slum and street children residing in Nagpur, India.