L. Lee Smith

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Areas of Practice (6)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Government
  • Labor & Employment
  • Regulatory Investigations and Compliance Counseling
  • White Collar Defense & Internal Investigations

Education & Credentials

University Attended:
University of Illinois, B.A., 1975
Law School Attended:
Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D., 1978
Year of First admission:
1978
Admission:
1978, Illinois; 1980, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois; 1980, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; 1991, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; 1991, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois; 2004, U.S. Supreme Court
ISLN:
903609560

Peer Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0 (5)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.6/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.4/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.4/5.0
  • Communication

    4.2/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.6/5.0
  • L. Lee Smith

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 12/14/11 in Litigation on 12/14/11

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • L. Lee Smith

    4.0/5.0 by a Staff Lawyer on 12/19/11 in Litigation on 12/19/11

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
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  • L. Lee Smith

    4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 12/19/11 in Federal Litigation on 12/19/11

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
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  • L. Lee Smith

    2.4/5.0 by a Judge on 12/18/11 in Trial Practice on 12/18/11

    Dry, dispassionate, lacks emotion. Slow. Unenergetic.

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    Dry, dispassionate, lacks emotion. Slow. Unenergetic.

    • Legal Knowledge

      3.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      2.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      2.0/5.0
    • Communication

      1.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.0/5.0
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  • L. Lee Smith

    2.4/5.0 by a Judge on 12/18/11 in Criminal Defense on 12/18/11

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      2.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      2.0/5.0
    • Communication

      1.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      3.0/5.0
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