Smith & Moore’s litigation practice is primarily in the areas of complex, multi-jurisdictional business matters, aviation, products liability, professional malpractice, and general liability and casualty.
The largest aspect of the firm’s practice involves civil litigation, primarily tort, commercial and business litigation in state and federal courts. This area of practice encompasses all areas of insurance defense including aviation, products liability, professional malpractice, general liability and casualty. Additionally, the firm’s trial practice includes all types of commercial transactions and disputes, especially complex business, ERISA, insurance and reinsurance and antitrust litigation. Additional examples of litigation handled by the firm include various matters relating to contracts, construction, intellectual property, commercial torts, consumer matters, EEO issues, and real estate. The litigation practice includes appellate work at all levels through the Supreme Court of the United States.
Smith & Moore's transactional practice involves corporations, partnerships and individuals engaged in the aviation, banking, insurance and reinsurance, and real estate industries. The firm’s services include organizing and structuring business entities and business transactions, negotiating contracts, negotiating and structuring mergers, acquisitions and divestment and financing and commercial lending arrangements.
Casualty and Liability