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Jeremy S. Smith is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He currently practices in the firm’s Litigation, Class Actions, Privacy, Appellate and Constitutional Law, and False Claims Act/Qui Tam Defense Practice Groups.
Mr. Smith has represented clients in a wide range of litigation in both federal and state courts. He has defended clients in class actions across numerous substantive areas of law, including privacy, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), consumer fraud, and insurance law. Mr. Smith also represents clients on appeal in a wide range of matters, with a particular focus on appellate proceedings in California state court. Finally, Mr. Smith has substantial experience with the federal and state False Claims Acts, in both trial and appellate courts.
Recent matters include:
Before joining the firm, Mr. Smith served as a law clerk to the Honorable Kathleen Cardone of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas. He has also worked in the entertainment industry before law school where he wrote, directed, and produced commercials.
Mr. Smith graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University Law School, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. While attending law school, Mr. Smith taught two college law courses to staff and inmates at Auburn’s maximum security prison. Mr. Smith also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable R. Gary Klausner of the United States District Court for the Central District of California. In 2003, he graduated cum laude and as a Renaissance Scholar from the University of Southern California.
Mr. Smith is an active member of his community and serves as Co-President of the Associates Board of Teach for America – Los Angeles. He spends as much time as possible with his wife and two sons, and tries to hit a ski slope or a mountain bike trail as often as he can.
Mr. Smith is admitted to practice in the State of California, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Ninth and Eleventh Circuits, and in the United States District Courts for the Central and Northern Districts of California.
Cornell University - 2011 Juris Doctor
University of Southern California - 2003 Bachelor of Arts