Washington, DC

Jason P. Schmidt, Ph.D.

  • Scientist
  • Direct Dial: +1 202.434.4307
  • Fax: +1 202.434.4646
  • Professional Assistants: Anne-Catherine Barrett, Shirley Fulford, and Gina Psallidas , Ph: +1 202.434.4348

    Washington, DC

    1001 G Street NW
    Suite 500 West
    Washington, DC 20001


Dr. Jason Schmidt has significant experience in reviewing the chemistry and toxicology of food additives and food packaging materials based on the regulatory framework of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and analogous authorities around the world.  Dr. Schmidt routinely develops specialized test protocols for paper and plastic packaging materials and assists clients with the interpretation of complex analytical data.  He also frequently assists attorneys at Keller and Heckman with governmental agency filings in the United States and abroad. Dr. Schmidt routinely conducts audits at clients’ facilities to ensure compliance with current good manufacturing practice (cGMP) requirements. 

Prior to joining Keller and Heckman, Dr. Schmidt worked as a research and development chemist in the consumer product and medical device industries. He has extensive experience with product formulation and design, analytical test method development and Quality Systems Regulations (QSRs). 

Dr. Schmidt earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he specialized in the characterization of optically active nanomaterials. 


Education: Marquette University (B.S. Honors, summa cum laude 1998); University of California, Santa Barbara (Ph.D., 2003).



Practice Areas


  • Marquette University
    • B.S., 1998, summa cum laude
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
    • Ph.D., 2003


  • American Chemical Society