Keith E. Smith is a trial lawyer and corporate advisor whose wide-ranging practice is focused on the defense of national class actions, products liability, environmental, toxic tort and complex commercial litigation. He has wide-ranging experience as a both an advisor and trial counsel for regional, national and international clients for matters including product defect liability, class action, warranty, anti-counterfeiting and brand integrity, fire, construction, sexual abuse, employee terminations, restrictive covenants, misappropriation of trade secrets, employee fraud and embezzlement, contract disputes, and general commercial litigation.
Recognized by Legal 500 in 2019 for his dispute resolution work within the products liability, mass tort and class action practices for both consumer products and pharmaceuticals and medical devices, Keith has represented national and international manufacturers of chemicals compounds, plumbing products, commercial and industrial machinery, automobiles and component parts, food and food products, tobacco, consumer products, textiles, and alloy, carbon, and composite piping.
He has also represented manufacturers in the defense of numerous class actions involving allegations of product defect, warranty, false advertising, mislabeling and consumer fraud; and multi-state energy resellers in TCPA and variable rate energy contract claims.
- Consumer class actions
- Consumer protection litigation
- Product defect litigation
- False advertising
- Unfair and deceptive trade practices
- Products liability and mass torts
- Pharmaceutical, medical device & health care litigation