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No. 5: Nancy Erika Smith (access required)

Law Power 50

In the #MeToo era, few keep employers in line as well as Smith. She’s spent the last 30-plus years fighting and winning employment law cases, and she’s also known around the country as a source on high-profile sexual harassment and assault cases, appearing on CNN, NBC, and CBS, with her expertise quoted in the Washington Post and Forbes.

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