Bob Smith has been a trial lawyer for more than 30 years and serves as
a trusted business advisor to individuals and a diverse group of corporate
and institutional clients in a variety of industries. Clients value his
practical advice and passion for their cause.
Having served 14 years as Associate General Counsel for Boston University,
Bob focuses his practice on defending claims and providing counsel to
a range of institutions. He also regularly advises corporations on complex
business, employment, regulatory compliance, and ethics matters.
Bob has successfully conducted numerous trials in state and federal courts,
including business disputes, commercial matters, breach of contract, claims
of employment discrimination and disability discrimination, wrongful death,
abuse and catastrophic injuries. He also conducts internal investigations
and represents clients during regulatory, agency and other investigations.
A well-respected presenter, Bob regularly appears at national and regional
law conferences, as well as on national webcasts. He also regularly publishes
articles on issues related to risk management and trial strategy. Bob
is a member of the University Risk Management and Insurance Association,
the National Association of College and University Attorneys and the Federalist Society.
Bob received a JD in 1978 from Syracuse University College of Law and a
BA in English from New York's New School for Social Research in 1975.
At Syracuse, Bob was an instructor for Legal Research and Writing, a member
of the National Appellate Moot Court Team and on the Syracuse Law Review
staff. He also interned with the Onondaga County District Attorney for 2 years.