Jeffrey L. Smith

Jeffrey L. Smith: Attorney with Sanders & Parks Professional Corporation AV stamp icon
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Biography

Mr. Smith is a shareholder and director at Sanders & Parks Mr. Smith concentrates his practice on a broad range of tort litigation matters including personal and catastrophic injury, products liability law, marine and watercraft liability, warranty law, insurance coverage and liability law, public entity liability litigation, oil and gas law, liquor and dram shop liability law, and appeals.

While concentrating his practice on a broad range of tort litigation matters, Mr. Smith’s practice emphasizes defending product liability claims involving manufacturers accused of causing personal injury or property damage as a result of a manufacturing, design or warning defect in a product. This includes warranty and Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act litigation. Mr. Smith has defended numerous manufacturers over the years including vehicle manufacturers, appliance manufacturers, and manufacturers of component parts whose part is alleged to have caused the personal injury or property damage. Mr. Smith has represented manufacturers in nearly every significant manufacturing market including small and medium size manufacturing companies to fortune 500 manufacturing companies, and has successfully defended cases with damage claims in excess of seven figures.

Mr. Smith earned his Juris Doctor degree from Florida Coastal School of Law, where he was a member both of the Law Journal and the Moot Court Honor Board. As an undergraduate, Mr. Smith was captain of the University of Wyoming football team.

Mr. Smith is licensed to practice law in Arizona and Florida, and is an inactive member of the Georgia Bar. Mr. Smith is a member of the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel and the Defense Research Institute. He is also a member of the prestigious Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (“CLM”). Membership with CLM is by invitation only based on nominations from CLM Fellows. Mr. Smith has been awarded Martindale-Hubbell’s highest AV Preeminent rating.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Appeals
  • Business, Construction & Commercial Law
  • Insurance Law & Litigation
  • Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
  • Products Liability
  • Public Entity & Municipal Defense
  • Road Design

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602-532-5686  Phone
602-230-5032  Fax
www.sandersparks.com
University Attended:
University of Wyoming, B.A., 1998
Law School Attended:
Florida Coastal School of Law, J.D., 2003
Year of First Admission:
2004
Admission:
2005, Georgia (Inactive); 2005, Arizona; 2004, Florida
Memberships:
State Bar of Arizona; DRI.
ISLN:
918029278
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

4.7/5.0 (18 reviews)
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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

    4.7/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.7/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.7/5.0
  • Communication

    4.7/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.5/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 04/25/12 in Litigation

    I have worked with Mr. Smith as co-counsel & opposing counsel. He has always been very professional & takes time to think through the cases and provides good analytical feedback on all the issues. He is a very knowledgeable lawyer.

    I have worked with Mr. Smith as co-counsel & opposing counsel. He has always been very professional & takes time to think through the cases and provides good analytical feedback on all the issues. He is a very knowledgeable lawyer. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 04/11/12 in Litigation


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Affiliations

CLM

Phoenix, Arizona

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