Leadership

Leadership

Attorney Te D. Smith started Smith Attorneys Group At Law PC after gaining keen legal skills and experience as the Deputy Chief of Litigation and Director of Operation for a Manhattan, New York trial firm. Mr. Smith created SAGlaw to be a firm that placed the “Client Experience” as a critical priority together with high-quality legal results. 

Mr. Smith has a wide variety of experience representing businesses and individuals in several legal disputes, transactions, and alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Mr. Smith concentrates his practice in complex litigation, business formation & operation, estate planning, nonprofits, ministry & clergy, entertainment law, and more.

Mr. Smith’s experience in complex and commercial litigation lead him to serve as first and second chair counsel in federal and state lawsuits against the State of New York, the State of New Jersey School Board, JPMorgan Chase Bank, Bank of America and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco.

Mr. Smith has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a broad range of corporate/business disputes, as well as in litigation involving claims for breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, business torts, wrongful employee termination, governmental takings, copyright, trademark, and race, and sex discrimination.” 

EDUCATION: 

  • Western Michigan University – Cooley Law School, JD, concentration in Litigation & Business Planning, Dean’s List, 2017
  • Alabama State University, BA, Communications & Music Business Entertainment Law, with Honors, cum laude, 2012

BAR ADMISSION:

New Jersey
Illinois 

PRACTICES: 

  • Business
  • Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Ministry & Clergy
  • Entertainment
  • White-Collar Crime