Smith is co-founder of Smith Mullin in Montclair and one of the best-known civil rights attorneys in the country, having represented plaintiffs in several high-profile cases. She represented Gretchen Carlson in her sexual harassment suit against Fox News and Roger Ailes, which settled for $20 million.
She’s spent 30-plus years fighting and winning employment law cases and is a sought-after source on discrimination and harassment cases appearing on CNN, NBC, and CBS, with her expertise quoted in the Washington Post and Forbes.
Smith has argued and won several cases before the New Jersey Supreme Court and thanks to a history of significant victories is perennially honored on best-lawyer lists.
Among her most important victories were cases involving New Jersey Transit, the Essex County Sheriff’s office, WWOR-TV, Prudential Insurance Co., Rutgers University, and IBM Corp. Smith also speaks widely on employment law issues and lectured at Oxford University.