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Overview

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. 

Representative Matters

  • 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. 

Involvement

Professional & Community Activities

Past President and Officer of Louisville Commercial Real Estate Women (nka Women in Commercial Real Estate – WCRE)

Education

University of Louisville, B.A. in Business Administration, Major, Finance

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