(312) 781-9000
Sarah Schmidt Esq.
  • Office (312) 263-2683
  • sarah@astorsearch.com
  • The Wrigley Building
    400 North Michigan Ave
    Suite 1650
    Chicago, Illinois 60611

Sarah Schmidt Esq.


Sarah undertakes a comprehensive approach to legal recruiting, providing a hands-on experience for candidates and clients from start to finish and beyond. Sarah knows that candidates and clients alike need and deserve a tailor-made approach to navigate the hiring process and ultimately achieve their unique long-term goals. In that regard, she provides confidential and specialized attention to everyone with whom she is working. Sarah focuses on placing associates and in-house counsel at international, regional, and boutique law firms and corporations.

Prior to joining Astor Professional Search, Sarah worked for nearly a decade as an in-house attorney, most recently for NBCUniversal, practicing media and entertainment law in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and London.

Sarah lives in the northern suburbs of Chicago with her husband, Warren, and their two kids. Outside of the office, Sarah enjoys traveling, honing her points and miles skills to travel more, and researching new places to travel. Sarah also revels in beating Warren in their F1 fantasy league.


University of Kansas School of Law, J.D.

  • Joint J.D./MA in Economics
  • Certificate in International Trade and Finance
  • CALI award, Islamic Law

University of Kansas, B.S.

  • Majors in Political Science and Spanish; Minor in International Studies
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • KU Honors Program

Associations & Memberships

University of Kansas Alumni Association, Lifetime Member