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Gary K. Smith

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Plaintiff Catastrophic Injury and Wrongful Death

  • Insurance Bad Faith

  • Products Liability

  • Medical Malpractice

  • Motor Vehicle Injury

  • Nursing Home Injury

  • Sexual Abuse

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Tennessee, 1973

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • All Tennessee State courts

  • Multiple United States District Courts

  • United States Courts of Appeal for the Fifth, Sixth and Eighth Circuits, and the Supreme Court of The United States

EDUCATION

  • University of Memphis, J.D. 1973

  • University of Kentucky, Southern Illinois University, B.A. 1970

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Memphis Bar Association, President 2012

  • Tennessee Bar Association

  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association

  • American Association for Justice

  • Leo Bearman, Sr. American Inn of Court, Executive Committee, Master of the Bench, President 2000-2001

  • Hearing Panel, State of Tennessee Supreme Court Disciplinary Board 1991-1997

  • Memphis Bar Foundation

  • Lawyers Journal Club

  • Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Board of Directors 2006-2016; Secretary of International Relations 2014-2016

  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Board of Directors 2017

  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Tennessee State President 2019

  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

  • Fellow Litigation Counsel of America

  • National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100

  • Super Lawyers, Since 2007

  • Best Lawyers, Since 1995

  • America’s Best Lawyers, Top 100, Lifetime Achievement Award

  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Nation’s Top One Percent

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating since 1982