Stafford Schmidt


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New York, NY
P: 212.294.0106

Stafford Schmidt joined the firm in 2021. Prior to joining the firm, he worked for Deloitte & Touche as a senior accountant specializing in company valuation analysis. While working there, he developed skills used in building expectations based on peer groups, industry trends and market factors.

Before starting business school, Stafford lived in the Marshall Islands where he was a full-time volunteer that provided service in the community and initiated outreach programs for representatives in remote locations.

Relevant Experience

  • Share-based Compensation GAAP
  • Private Equity Industry
  • Financial Services
  • Financial Analysis
  • Data Analytics
  • Research


Blog | October 24, 2023
Two of the New SEC PvP CDIs Raise Complicated Interpretative Issues
By Samantha Nussbaum, David Gordon, Michael Abromowitz, Dina Bernstein, Bindu M. Culas, Stafford Schmidt, Kenneth H. Sparling
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Alert | May 19, 2023
FASB Proposes Accounting Standards Update on Applying Scope of Stock-Based Compensation to Profits Interest Awards
By Stafford Schmidt, Thomas M. Haines
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Research Report | December 19, 2022
2022 Director Compensation Report
By Tyler Janney, Michael J. Kenney, Stafford Schmidt
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Blog | December 7, 2021
New SEC Accounting Guidance on Valuation of Spring-Loaded Equity Compensation Awards
By Stafford Schmidt, Rebecca Jordan
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