About Robert E. Smith

Robert E. Smith has more than 40 years of experience litigating complex commercial and business matters of all kinds.

Experience is knowledge sharpened by reality

Robert represents clients in the areas of securities, accountants' liability, shareholder suits, real estate, environmental and product liability.

Practice Focus

  • Corporate governance
  • Securities litigation and enforcement
  • Appellate and trial court litigation and arbitration
  • Public and private funds
  • Product and tort liability litigation
  • Financial services litigation
  • Fiduciary litigation

Representative Experience

  • Represented engineered product manufacturer in the US Supreme Court in a case that established a significant product liability precedent. Represented client through two jury trials and appeals to the Second Circuit in the successful defense of product liability claims originally exceeding $800 million relating to the manufacture and operation of generators at a nuclear power plant.