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Louise N. Smith

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Attorney Louise N. Smith represents clients in a wide range of personal injury matters such as wrongful death; medical malpractice; car/bus/trucking accidents; abuse/neglect in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities; negligent security; and cases involving design defects, manufacturing defects, and failure to warn. Louise also represents clients in employment law matters typically involving workplace sexual harassment; unpaid overtime; unpaid commissions; and medical leave discrimination. Louise has successfully litigated and tried single plaintiff and class/collective action cases in state and federal courts, and she has recovered millions of dollars for her clients.

Known as effective and knowledgeable in her field, Louise has been recognized by Super Lawyers from 2016 to 2024. (Georgia Super Lawyers rank amongst the top 5% of Georgia attorneys each year.) 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 Bill. They are the proud parents of two children, Alana and William Smith. Louise enjoys spending time with her family and watching British period dramas. Louise and Bill attend 12Stone Church in Lawrenceville, Georgia.

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Lifetime Member
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (Georgia Chapter) (Board Member 2020-2022)

Education

  • 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

Admitted

  • All Magistrate, State, and Superior courts in the State of Georgia
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
  • Court of Appeals of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee

Publications

  • Contributing Author, Midwinter Treatise Supplement: The Fair Labor Standards Act. American Bar Association Section of Labor & Employment Law Fair Labor Standards Act Subcommittee (2018 - 2021)
  • 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 - 2021)
  • The Other Side of Human Trafficking, Volume 41, Number 1, Section of Labor & Employment Law, American Bar Association (Fall 2012)
  • The Fluctuating Workweek Method: Binding Law or Dictum?, Atlanta Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section Newsletter (Summer 2012)
  • Between a Rock and a Hard Place: For-profit Colleges and the Classification of Field Admissions Representatives, Atlanta Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section Newsletter (Winter 2012)
  • 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)