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Before joining Travelers in April 2007, Schnitzer served as the company’s lead outside counsel as a partner in the law firm of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where he advised corporate clients on a variety of transactions and general corporate law matters.
Schnitzer serves on the Advisory Board for the University of Pennsylvania’s Institute for Urban Research and on the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Council for Education Reform. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and served on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Investor Advisory Committee, created under the Dodd-Frank Act. He serves on the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Business Committee and is a member of The Economic Club of New York and The Business Council.
Schnitzer received his undergraduate degree from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in finance and accounting, and his J.D. from Columbia Law School.