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Greg Smith has worked in the White House Counsel's Office, argued and won in the U.S. Supreme Court, and served as president of two major bar associations.  In more than 20 years of practicing law, Greg has zealously represented clients in both criminal and civil litigation, often as lead counsel in federal jury trials and in oral arguments before various appellate courts, and he also has defended clients facing serious criminal and corporate investigations.  Greg has been involved in high-profile cases and performed in high-pressure situations, including day-to-day interactions on behalf of the Clinton White House with Congressional committees and with the offices of independent counsel, and as a Counsel on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.


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  1. Personal Injury: 40%
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
  3. White Collar Crime: 30%



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Law Offices of Gregory S. Smith

1200 19th Street NW
3rd Floor
Washington, DC, 20036

Law Offices of Gregory S. Smith

913 East Capitol Street, S.E.
Washington, DC, 20003



DCActive 200207/06/2016
GAActive Member in Good Standing 198607/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Commitment to Justice AwardState Bar of Georgia YLS1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
CounselU.S. Senate Judiciary Committee2006 - 2008
CounselSutherland Asbill & Brennan2001 - 2006
Associate Counsel to the President of the United StatesThe White House Counsel's Office2000 - 2001
Staff AttorneyFederal Defender Program1990 - 2000
AssociateKing & Spalding1986 - 1990
Judicial ClerkU.S. District Court (M.D.N.C.)1985 - 1986
Association namePosition nameDuration
District of Columbia BarBoard of Governors2012 - Present
Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan DCBoard of Governors2010 - Present
The Bar Association of the District of ColumbiaPresident2011 - 2012
District of Columbia BarTreasurer2005 - 2006
Atlanta Bar AssociationPresident1998 - 1999
American Bar AssociationHouse of Delegates1993 - 2003
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Granderson v. United StatesBriefed, argued and won in U.S. Supreme Court
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Publication nameTitleDate
Legal Times MagazineIt's Their Turn (The Crime Victim's Rights Act)2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Wake Forest UniversityEnglishB.A. with Honors1981