Chris Smith

About

Chris has represented insurers, insureds, businesses, entities, and individuals in a wide variety of disputes and transactional matters across a wide range of industries. He has experience in numerous practice areas including commercial litigation, construction litigation, labor and employment, insurance coverage and bad faith, and products liability.

 

Chris received his law degree and master’s degree in business administration from Louisiana State University. Prior to the joint degree program, he obtained his bachelor’s degree in construction management from Louisiana State University.



Practice Areas


Education

  • Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D./D.C.L., magna cum laude, 2013
    • Order of the Coif

    • LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources Junior Associate

    • Corporate and Business Law Excellence Award

    • Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, LLP Annual Scholarship Award

    • LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center Faculty Merit Scholar

    • CALI “Excellence for the Future Award” (highest grade) in Legal Research and Writing I

    • CALI “Excellence for the Future Award” (highest grade) in Securities Regulation

    • CALI “Excellence for the Future Award” (highest grade) in Accounting for Lawyers

    • CALI “Excellence for the Future Award” (highest grade) in Louisiana Security Devices

    • Research Assistant to Professor Christina Sautter

  • Louisiana State University, M.B.A., 2013
    • Beta Gamma Sigma International Business Honor Society

  • Louisiana State University, B.S., cum laude, 2009
    • Construction Student Association Vice President

    • Associated General Contractors Scholarship Award 2009

    • TOPS Honors Award 2004–2008

    • Sigma Lambda Chi International Construction Honor Society

admissions

  • Louisiana

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana

  • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

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