Georgia attorney Louise N. Smith represents clients in a wide range of employment and personal injury matters, including class and collective action litigation. Louise also drafts, reviews, and negotiates business and employment contracts. Louise has successfully tried cases for both plaintiffs and defendants, including a sexual harassment case against her client who was wrongfully accused of sexual harassment by two female subordinates. She has also successfully obtained numerous settlements for her clients in employment, whistleblower, and personal injury cases.
Known as effective and knowledgeable in her field, Louise was recognized in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 by the Georgia Super Lawyers as a Rising Star. Among clients, Louise is also recognized as an attorney who goes "above and beyond," provides "excellent legal services with a personable touch," and treats each client "as a person not a case."
Louise received a Juris Doctor from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law. She received a Master of Arts degree in Communication and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Auburn University, where she was a member of the women’s basketball team.
Louise was born and raised “Down Under” in Melbourne, Australia. She is married to William. They are the proud parents of two children, Alana and William Smith. Louise enjoys spending time with her family and watching British period dramas.
Contributing Author, Midwinter Treatise Supplement: The Family Medical Leave Act. American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law Fair Labor Standards Act Subcommittee. (2020)
Contributing Author, Midwinter Treatise Supplement: The Fair Labor Standards Act. American Bar Association Section of Labor & Employment Law Fair Labor Standards Act Subcommittee (February 2019)
Contributing Author, Midwinter Treatise Supplement: The Fair Labor Standards Act. American Bar Association Section of Labor & Employment Law Fair Labor Standards Act Subcommittee (February 2018)
Employers Beware: Civil RICO Provision Creates Private Enforcement of Immigration Laws, 27 A.B.A. J. Lab. & Emp. L. 103-119 (2011)
Sarbanes-Oxley Evidence Destruction Statute Has Much Wider Impact than on Just Business Cases, The Federal Lawyer (July 2011)
Still Crazy After All These Years, Feminism and Legal Education, Feminist & Critical Theory Opening Colloquium, in conjunction with the Southeast Regional Legal Writing Conference, Mercer University School of Law, Macon, Georgia (April 2011)
American Bar Association, Fair Labor Standards Act Subcommittee
Atlanta Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section
National Employment Lawyers Association (Georgia Chapter; Legislative Action Team)
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
J.D., Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University
International Academy of Trial Lawyers Student Advocacy Award
M.A., Communication, Auburn University
B.A., Journalism, Auburn University
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