Thomas Royall Smith: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Thomas Royall Smith

Boston,  MA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • Workplace Training
  • Food Processing and Manufacturing
  • Transportation and Warehousing
  • Gaming and Hospitality
  • Health Care
  • Retail
University Lafayette College, B.A., 1967; Johns Hopkins University, M.L.A., 1975
Law SchoolBoston University, J.D., 1970
Admitted1970, Connecticut (inactive) and Florida; 1979, Massachusetts and District of Columbia (inactive)

Professional Associations and Activities

•American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Practice and Procedure before the National Labor Relations Board subcommittee
•Florida State Bar Association
•Massachusetts State Bar Association


Tom Smith is a Shareholder in the Tampa, Florida, and Boston, Massachusetts, offices of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mr. Smith has practiced Labor and Employment law for over 30 years. He has served as outside counsel to some of the nation's largest employers on workplace issues. He has practiced extensively before the National Labor Relations Board, tried many arbitration cases and has negotiated numerous collective bargaining agreements for employers. Mr. Smith is a former instructor of labor relations at Fairfield University in Connecticut, and frequently writes and speaks on labor and employment law topics. He also provides training on workplace law topics to employers in many industries.
After serving in the Judge Advocate Generals' Corp where he practiced labor and employment law, Mr. Smith practiced labor and employment law in Connecticut from 1974 through 1979, and was formerly a partner in a Connecticut firm. He has been a Shareholder for Jackson Lewis for over 25 years, and served as Office Managing Shareholder of the Boston, Massachusetts, office of the firm for over 17 years. He also assisted with the management of the firm's Hartford, Connecticut, and Chicago, Illinois, offices and served five years as a member of the firm's management committee.

Mr. Smith is non-resident in the Miami, Florida, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

In his spare time, Mr. Smith enjoys swimming, golf, film and writing short stories.

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August 17, 2015
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WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 17, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 137 of the firm's attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, 10 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective (Also at Jacksonville, Orlando and Tampa, FL Offices)


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Thomas Royall Smith

75 Park Plaza, 4th Floor
BostonMA 02116


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