Frank J Schuchat
Managing Member

Telephone: 303.295.9703
Email: fschuchat@shblegal.com
Website: http://www.shblegal.com

Recent Representative Assignments
Belgian Consulate

Frank Schuchat is a founding member of the Denver law firm of Schuchat, Herzog & Brenman, LLC. His practice includes international trade law, general business law, negotiations and dispute resolution and advice and representation of clients in federal regulatory matters.

Prior to relocating to Denver in 1995, to join the Holme, Roberts & Owen law firm, Mr. Schuchat practiced in Washington, DC for more than a dozen years. He was an Attorney-Advisor with the Office of General Counsel of the U.S. International Trade Commission between 1983 and 1985 and was then in the Washington office of Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro for two years. From December 1987 through May 1995, Mr. Schuchat practiced in the Washington, D.C. office of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. Before starting his own firm in 2002, Mr. Schuchat was a partner in the Denver firm of Ireland, Stapleton, Pryor & Pascoe.

In 1981-82, Mr. Schuchat was on the staff of the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, where he wrote for and edited publications on international taxation and learned to speak Dutch. In 1980-81, Mr. Schuchat was law clerk for Judge Catherine B. Kelly of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

Mr. Schuchat has served since 1997 as a member of the President's Export Council, Subcommittee on Export Administration ("PECSEA"), which advises the U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security on federal export control and defense industrial base programs. Mr. Schuchat has been a board member of the Rocky Mountain World Trade Center since 1995 and is Vice Chair of the Colorado Bar's International Section.

In 1999, Mr. Schuchat was appointed by the Kingdom of Belgium to serve as that country's Honorary Consul for Colorado. In this role he represents Belgium at local and regional events, assists Belgian citizens, and is a contact point for Coloradans with interests in Belgium.

Mr. Schuchat is a graduate of the University of Colorado, Boulder and he received his law degree from Georgetown University in 1980.

Frank performs stand-up comedy at clubs and for charity events and business groups. He has appeared at ComedyWorks, Wit's End and Jazz@Jacks in the Denver area, and at events for the Colorado Software and Internet Association, KPMG; the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals; Colorado Lawyers for the Arts; Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison; the Denver Jewish Community Center; and the Pueblo County Bar Association, among others. He has performed numerous guest sets at the Improv Comedy Club in Washington, D.C., and, in July 2005, was the opening act for a week at the Improv.