Mr. Smith has acted as counsel or arbitrator before numerous arbitral tribunals and ad-hoc committees under the rules of the ICC, ICDR, ICSID, UNCITRAL, FINRA, and others, arguing and examining witnesses in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
He also maintains an active practice in state and Federal courts in the United States as lead counsel in cases from New York to California.
Mr. Smith has broad experience in transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, development and finance of commercial projects in diverse sectors, and advising individuals and companies in international commercial transactions.
Mr. Smith is a Member of the Board of Directors of the Miami International Arbitration Society, Regional Representative for North America for the ICC-YAF, and Member of the Global Advisory Board of the ICDR Y&I. Mr. Smith is a frequent speaker on topics related to international disputes and has lectured throughout the world. His publications have appeared in noted international journals.