Birmingham City Council, District 5
Name: Jeremy Schatz
Political experience: None.
Professional experience: Attorney, The Patton Firm.
Civic experience: Volunteer attorney, One Roof.
Education: Birmingham School of Law, juris doctorate, 2015; University of Alabama, bachelor’s degree in psychology.
Top contributors: Fifth Avenue Development Partners, LLC, $5,000; William A. Mudd, $5,000; Stewart Dansby, $1,000; Shannon Family Investments, LLC, $1,000; Claude Estes, $500.
Main issues: If elected, Schatz says on his website that he would prioritize transparency and accountability at city hall, prevent frivolous spending, work with the public and private sectors to ensure that Birmingham workers receive a fair wage, work with educators to provide them with what they need to give students the best opportunity for success, bridge the divide between the council and the mayor’s office; and push for economic growth in all neighborhoods of District 5.
Jeremy Schatz’s campaign did not respond to requests to fill out BirminghamWatch’s questionnaire.