Rachel M. Smith

Associate

P
(212) 574-4125
F
(305) 372-5044
One Battery Park Plaza
Suite 710
New York
,
NY
10004

PRACTICE AREAS

General Liability and Casualty Defense

Premises Liability

Product Liability

Toxic Tort & Environmental Liability

Admissions

New York

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

Education

University of Mississippi School of Law

J.D., cum laude, 2017

Mississippi State University

B.A., 2014

Rachel M. Smith practices general liability defense matters in New York. She is experienced handling cases involving premises liability, product liability, toxic tort and other environmental litigation.  Her clients include large national retail businesses, manufacturing and distribution companies.  

Rachel routinely handles matters at all stages of litigation in state and federal courts and excels in her appellate practice, arguing before the New York State Supreme Court.

Prior to joining the firm, Rachel was an associate for a New York law firm handling a variety of general liability defense matters including construction defect, motor vehicle negligence and insurance coverage disputes.

Professional Associations

New York City Bar Association

Presentations

"Business and the Defend Trade Secrets Act," Business Law Network Spring CLE (2017)

"Why Can't My Waiter Sing Happy Birthday: The Chilling Effect of Corporate Copyright Control," Mid-South Intellectual Property Institute: Student Scholarship Symposium (2016)

Rachel M. Smith practices general liability defense matters in New York. She is experienced handling cases involving premises liability, product liability, toxic tort and other environmental litigation.  Her clients include large national retail businesses, manufacturing and distribution companies.  

Rachel routinely handles matters at all stages of litigation in state and federal courts and excels in her appellate practice, arguing before the New York State Supreme Court.

Prior to joining the firm, Rachel was an associate for a New York law firm handling a variety of general liability defense matters including construction defect, motor vehicle negligence and insurance coverage disputes.

Professional Associations

New York City Bar Association

Presentations

"Business and the Defend Trade Secrets Act," Business Law Network Spring CLE (2017)

"Why Can't My Waiter Sing Happy Birthday: The Chilling Effect of Corporate Copyright Control," Mid-South Intellectual Property Institute: Student Scholarship Symposium (2016)

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