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Mr. Phillip J. Smith

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
Regular Member
Suite 2000, Atrium Two
221 East Fourth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Phone: (513) 723-4074
Fax: (513) 723-4056
Web Site:

Law School: University of Michigan (1993)

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Phillip Smith is a partner in the Cincinnati office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP. Mr. Smith is a 1991 graduate of Miami University (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and a 1993 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School (cum laude), where he was a Clarence Darrow Scholar.

Mr. Smith's practice focuses on litigation for commercial and corporate clients, including class action, construction, insurance, and employment matters at the trial and appellate levels. Additionally, Mr. Smith works with alcoholic beverage manufacturers and distributors on matters relating to the distribution of their products in Ohio.

Mr. Smith was admitted to the Ohio bar and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio in 1994; he has since been admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Smith is a member of the Ohio State and Cincinnati Bar Associations. A participant in the Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers (CALL), Mr. Smith has served as a member of Miami University's Pre-law Advisory Board and is the chair of the Corporate Partners Board of the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. He is also a member of the Republican National Lawyers Association.

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