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Christian & Small LLP

Richard E Smith

Birmingham, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : HealthcareLitigation: General Commercial
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Healthcare - Alabama

Band 4

Richard Smith is noted for his experienced handling of complex healthcare disputes, including multiplaintiff and class action matters.
"He is experienced, well versed in the law and focused on achieving the best outcome in an efficient manner."
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Litigation: General Commercial - Alabama

Band 4

Richard Smith handles a range of matters including malpractice and fraud cases. He is experienced in working with clients from the healthcare sector.
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Richard Smith is a founding partner and is an integral member of the firm’s litigation group. Richard’s practice focuses on complex and corporate litigation for clients in the financial services, health care, construction industries, and corporate entities in other industries. He has tried over 175 jury trials to verdict in 30 Alabama counties and all three Alabama federal district courts. He served as Managing Partner for five years.

Career

AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell

International Academy of Trial Lawyers: Fellow

Chambers USA Health Care Law: Alabama

Chambers USA General Litigation

Best Lawyers in America® 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Construction Litigation

Best Lawyers in America® Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Banking & Finance and Litigation – Construction; Arbitration and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendant; “Bet-the-Company” Litigation

Alabama Super Lawyers® in business litigation, health care, and construction litigation; in Mid-South Region Super Lawyers in business litigation

A Benchmark Litigation Alabama “Local Litigation Stars”

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association Bibb Allen Memorial Trial Academy: Faculty

Professional Memberships

International Association of Defense Counsel

Defense Research Institute

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

American Bar Foundation: Fellow

American Bar Association

The American Health Lawyers Association

Alabama State Bar

Birmingham Bar Association

Samford University: Board of Overseers

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Richard E Smith

Christian & Small LLP

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505 North 20th Street

Suite 1800

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AL 35203

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