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SMITH LLC is excited to announce that, effective December 3, 2018, its Principal John Da Grosa Smith has joined Spector Gadon & Rosen, P.C. as a Member. Spector Gadon & Rosen is a full service law firm based in Philadelphia with offices in New York, New Jersey, and Florida. Led by Paul R. Rosen, Spector Gadon & Rosen has represented clients nationally and internationally for over 40 years and provides counsel and expertise across the entire spectrum of legal practice, from complex litigation to sophisticated transactional and corporate matters. Spector Gadon & Rosen will enable John to offer clients a broader range of practice areas while delivering the same hard-hitting and innovative approach that SMITH is known for. John will handle all cases through Spector Gadon & Rosen and continue to have a presence in Atlanta and Philadelphia. As a result of this new partnership, SMITH has ceased to represent clients as an independent entity. John’s excited for this new chapter in his law practice. His new contact information is:

John Da Grosa Smith, Esq.
Spector Gadon & Rosen, P.C.
Seven Penn Center, 7th Floor
1635 Market Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
E jsmith@lawsgr.com
P 215 241 8888
F 215 241 8844

Visit Spector Gadon & Rosen at: www.lawsgr.com.


/ The legal industry says the same thing. But SMITH is different. SMITH is a sophisticated boutique law firm litigating high-stakes cases and providing outside general counsel services to high-net-worth individuals and corporations. Headquartered in Atlanta with a presence in Philadelphia, the Firm has earned a reputation over the last decade for rejecting BigLaw through its hard-hitting and innovative approach.

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BUSINESS LITIGATION

SMITH is uniquely designed to litigate complex high-stakes cases effectively with very short notice and quick turnaround.

APPELLATE PRACTICE

SMITH's experienced team strategically integrates and positions trial practice with an eye towards state and federal appeals in an efficient and practical manner.

OUTSIDE GENERAL COUNSEL

As a trusted business advisor, SMITH provides outside general counsel services for pre-litigation and litigation risk assessment, contract negotiation and review, business strategy guidance, and business disputes.

CONSULTING

As a legal consultant, SMITH is able to offer fresh perspectives, high-level critical thinking, and targeted strategies to support existing trial teams and corporate legal departments.

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Negotiated Assurance of Voluntary Compliance for Debt Relief Corporation

The Firm defended a national debt relief corporation in an investigation initiated by the Governor’s Office of Consumer Affairs and negotiated an Assurance of Voluntary Compliance.

Payment Secured for Biomed Company from Drug Maker

The Firm secured payment for an international, biomedical specimen storage company from a drug maker that wound-up in an involuntary bankruptcy. The debtor assumed the underlying executory contract and business as usual was preserved.

Defense of CEO from SEC

The Firm defended a chief executive officer in a civil enforcement action brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Firm scored an unusual victory in the case by winning a motion to strike pejorative remarks and unproven conclusions from papers filed by a court-appointed receiver.

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2013 SUPER LAWYERS RISING STAR

WHO'S WHO TOP ATTORNEYS OF NORTH AMERICA

GEORGIATREND'S LEGAL ELITE

MARTINDALE-HUBBEL 2015 CLIENT DISTINCTION

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Back in 2008, when the market crashed, I had finally diversified my Coca-Cola portfolio then worth between 1.7 and 2 million. I had waited much longer than recommended to diversify because of my loyalty to The Coca-Cola Co. where I had spent 29 years happily employed. The fellow I went with for my diversification mishandled…
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Former Client, Retired Business Executive and CEO of Produce Corporation

During 2015, attorney John Da Grosa Smith from the law firm of SMITH LLC in Atlanta engaged me as a Consultant and testifying Expert Witness for a securities and investment-related case. In my opinion, John was a strong advocate for his client with a thorough understanding of his client's situation and the facts and issues in…
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Former Client, Arbitrator, Mediator Consultant and Testifying Expert at Consulting and Expert Witness Testimony for Securities and Investment-Related Cases

During the first 30 years in my own business, my experience with attorneys was very limited. The only dealings I had with attorneys consisted of minor things, proper business licenses, adding or subtracting a paragraph in a contract, etc. That all changed in 2015. I can’t get into all of the details (it would take…
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Client, Owner and President of Industry-Leading Resistance Welding Company

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Judge Sanctions Federal Consumer Bureau in Debt Collection Case

The Power of a Phone Call: Sanctions Against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau The beginning of the end was a phone call. After two years of aggressively going after payment processors for the alleged sins of debt collectors that used their services, the Bureau had spent the entire first day of its own deposition stonewalling every question and ignoring months

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