Kim A. Smith Associate

Kim A. Smith graduated summa cum laude from the State University of New York at Stony Brook with a B.A. in political science. She received her J.D. cum laude from Fordham University School of Law, where she was the Notes and Articles editor of the Urban Law Journal.Kim started her career as an associate with the New York City firm of Cahill Gordon & Reindel, LLP in 2003 and exclusively represented a major banking institution from 2012 through 2013.  Kim also practiced with other Long Island firms before joining EHA in 2015.Throughout her career, Kim’s practice has covered a broad range of commercial and general litigation matters, including contract, employment, insurance and real property disputes.   She has also led internal investigations arising from alleged violations of various laws and regulations, from employment discrimination to banking.  In 2009, Kim was on the trial team that defended a major financial services company in a five-week jury trial where the plaintiffs alleged violations of the federal securities laws. The jury exonerated the defendants as to the majority of the allegedly false statements and those that remain are the subject of ongoing proceedings. This case is one of only a handful of securities class action litigations to be tried to a jury verdict since the enactment of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act in 1995.

Kim lives with her family in Mattituck, New York.

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Kim A. Smith

Admissions:
New York Bar – 2004
U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

Education:
State University of New York at Stony Brook (B.A., summa cum laude, 1994)
Fordham University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2003)