Featured Advisory Board Member: Robert Schnitz

Robert Schnitz

Robert Schnitz

Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel
Hyatt Hotels and Resorts

Robert Schnitz is senior vice president and associate general counsel overseeing legal support for global operations of Hyatt Hotels and Resorts. Rob formerly was a partner at Fisher & Phillips LLP in Irvine, California, where he practiced labor and employment law representing management. Rob also teaches hospitality law & ethics at DePaul University in Chicago, and has been a board member for the National Domestic Violence Hotline since 2014. Rob was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He graduated from Northwestern University (B.A., 1984) and received his legal education at Loyola University of Chicago (J.D., 1988). Rob is admitted to the State Bar of Illinois (House Counsel), the State Bar of California and the State Bar of Georgia.

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