Lori Smith is a paralegal in the firm’s Litigation group. During her tenure with the firm, she has been involved with over a dozen trials and arbitrations in a variety of matters including, breach of contract, patent and trademark litigation, restrictive covenants, shareholder/partner disputes, and employment matters. She was previously a Vice President of Commercial Construction Lending with Integra Bank, as well as with PNC MultiFamily Capital and has over 20 years of banking experience.
- Member of trial team defending large law firm against $80 million dollar claim of former client for negligence in the handling of commercial litigation. Case was successfully resolved during trial.
- Member of trial team representing two members of a Limited Liability Company against the other member on claims involving ownership of a business opportunity and claims of fraud and breach of contract. The case was tried successfully to a jury and a verdict was awarded on behalf of our clients, with full compensatory damages, punitive damages of $175,000, and a declaratory judgment issued with a total value in excess of $1,000,000.
- Supported lead trial counsel representing a national biologics company in a patent infringement action involving plasma derivatives.
Professional & Community Activities
Past President and Officer of Louisville Commercial Real Estate Women (nka Women in Commercial Real Estate – WCRE)