Richard C. Smith
Richard C. Smith has been a partner in Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.'s Washington DC office since June 2007, where he focuses on litigation, white-collar crime, governmental investigation and corporate governance matters and is also chair of Global White Collar Crime and Investigations Group and co-chair of the firm's Subprime and Credit Crisis practice group. Prior to joining Fulbright & Jaworski, Mr. Smith was with Akerman Senterfitt in Washington, D.C from October 2005 to May 2007, where he was chair of their Litigation Group, and co-chair of the White Collar, Parallel Proceedings and Corporate Advisory Practice Group. He has extensive experience in representing corporate entities, their executives and employees in connection with various government investigations, prosecutions and judicial and administrative proceedings. Mr. Smith also has experience representing business entities and executives in such civil matters as breach of contracts, tortious interference of business relationships, business conspiracy, fraud, criminal conversion and forum non conveniens. He received his B.A. in Political Science from Alabama A&M University, his M.A. and J.D. from the University of Florida, and his LL.M. in Health Law from the University of Houston Law Center.
Mr. Smith’s expertise in litigation, corporate governance, government investigations and enforcement, and antitrust, marketing and trade regulation provide us a great resource in navigating today’s heightened regulatory and compliance environment.