Smith Anderson is the largest business and litigation law firm in North Carolina’s world-renowned Research Triangle region.
We provide a full range of services to a diverse group of regional, national and international companies ranging in size from large public companies to emerging growth businesses. Our firm is known for extraordinary client service, highly reliable judgment and fees that fall below the national average.
Our single office location in the capital city of Raleigh lends a culture of collaboration and excellence that has drawn lawyers from some of the finest law schools and AmLaw 100 firms. With exceptional breadth of knowledge and experience spanning national and international markets, our attorneys are poised to handle the most complicated and sophisticated matters in a wide variety of industries, including niche areas such as life sciences & agricultural technology and blockchain technology. Our practice largely falls within the following areas:
- Private Client Services
- Private Equity
- Real Estate Development
- Workplace Law
We have fostered a proud legacy of helping clients succeed since our founding over 100 years ago. The trust and confidence our clients place in us is earned, so we invest wholly in creating lasting client relationships. For the past three years, Smith Anderson has been named one of the United States’ top law firms for client service excellence in the BTI Client A-Team guide, the only law firm ranking based solely on direct, unprompted feedback from corporate counsel.
On June 26, 2020, the United States Department of Labor – Wage and Hour Division (USDOL) issued guidance for Wage and Hour Division investigators “regarding when an employee may take leave under the Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFRCA) to care for his or her child based on the closure of a summer camp, summer enrichment program or other summer program for COVID-19 related reasons.” MORE.
Punitive damages are an extraordinary remedy under Title VII, and in order to obtain them, the plaintiff must satisfy a higher standard.
On May 31, we wrote to our Smith Anderson family about the killing of Black citizens and our call as a firm to do everything we can to be strong and to defend against the injustices that continue to exist in our society.