Jennifer S. Smith
Phone: (212) 603-6332 Fax: (212) 956-2164
Jennifer S. Smith is a Partner in the firm’s Litigation & ADR Department.
Ms. Smith primarily focuses her practice on business and commercial litigation in both the New York State Courts and the Federal Courts in cases involving commercial contract disputes, business torts, and uniform commercial code violations. She is also regularly engaged in complex litigation issues.
Areas of Practice:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd, 3rd and 5th Circuits
U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, District of New Jersey, and Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
U.S. Supreme Court
Harvard Law School, J.D., 2000
Honors: Cum Laude
Harvard College, A.B., 1992
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
At Harvard Law Ms. Smith was a member of the Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review and Prison Legal Assistance Project. At Harvard College, she was a member of the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra and the Radcliffe Crew.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Smith was an associate with Blank Rome LLP, Satterlee Stephens Burke & Burke LLP, and Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP. Immediately after law school, Ms. Smith was a Briefing Attorney for Chief Judge Thomas Phillips of the Supreme Court of Texas. Prior to her legal career, Ms. Smith worked as an investigative journalist for The Evening Telegram, St. Johns, Newfoundland.