Laura E. Smithman



Laura Smithman represents a broad range of companies and organizations in various business disputes including complex business litigation, class action, professional liability and securities litigation. She also counsels corporate and individual clients in business torts, securities fraud, negligent misrepresentation and breach of contract.

Laura’s previous experience includes participating in the Eversheds Sutherland 2016 Summer Associate program and working for a Florida-based law firm as a law clerk, where she researched and analyzed various legal issues relating to corporate transactions, bankruptcy, tax, real estate transactions and litigation, and business law. She also worked as a legislative attorney intern for the Executive Office of the Governor in Tallahassee, Florida. There, she conducted research for various Governor-directed projects and wrote legislative bill analyses.


Legal Alerts

Legal Alert: One and done-US Supreme Court sets limits on successive class action filings (June 14, 2018)
After years of uncertainty, the United States Supreme Court has revisited one of its most important class action opinions, and in doing so, set limits on the filing of successive class actions. In ...

Legal Alert: The future is calling: “Voice over Internet Protocol” and the TCPA (March 15, 2018)
One of the many criticisms of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), enacted in 1991, is that it has not kept pace with developments in communications technology. Instead, the Federal ...

Legal Alert: Institutions Beware-recent decisions indicate that aiding and abetting theory of liability may assume more importance under the ATA (February 20, 2018)
Financial institutions have been increasingly subjected to actions seeking to hold them responsible for acts of international terrorism under Section 2333 of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA). However, ...

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
University of Florida, B.A., English, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa; University of Florida, B.S., Psychology, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Law School Attended:
University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., cum laude, Executive Notes and Comments Editor, Florida Law Review, Order of the Coif
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia; Appellate Courts Georgia; Trial Courts Georgia; Georgia

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Atlanta, Georgia

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