Andrew Z. Smith has experience handling complex commercial litigation and business disputes, as well as data and privacy protection issues, products liability, and insurance coverage litigation. His experience extends to both state and federal courts and involves all phases of a dispute, including pre-litigation, discovery, trial and appeal. Andrew also has broad experience in electronic discovery, including advising clients regarding legal hold obligations to assisting with collection, search and production of data. Additionally, he has experience with litigation counseling, including security preparedness and data breach response coverage.
Andrew is passionate about serving his community, and does so through board positions, advocacy for underserved populations, and pro bono work. Within the firm, Andrew serves as the Chair of the Atlanta office’s Associates Committee, where he also previously served as the Pro Bono Committee Chair for three years. His pro bono works includes helping members of the transgender community petition for legal name changes and volunteering with the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyer Foundation (AVLF) where he sits on the Leadership Council. In addition, Andrew has positions with several organizations, including: sitting on the Board of Trustees for Quality Care for Children, serving on the Young Alumni/Alumna Committee for University of Georgia Law School, and serving on the Atlanta Leadership Committee for Lambda Legal.
- Commercial litigation
- Contract disputes and business torts
- Pharmaceutical, medical device & health care litigation
- Product liability litigation
- Insurance coverage litigation