Overview

Gina K. Smith is a member of the Littler CaseSmart – Class Action team and is based in Mississippi. She performs multijurisdictional legal research and analyzes issues on a variety of legal topics; writes concise, objective summaries of complex legal issues; and provides recommendations for strategic action by clients faced with employment litigation challenges. At the outset of each litigated matter, she prepares an initial case dossier, which provides clients insight into the legal landscape of the case.

Gina served as the career federal judicial law clerk for Hon. Glen H. Davidson of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi for six years. During her career clerkship, she obtained significant experience in legal research and writing in all types of litigation, particularly employment litigation. She also participated in numerous jury trials of employment actions.

Before law school, Gina was a freelance writer and editor for several news publications.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

American Bar Association

Member

Labor and Employment Section

Mississippi Bar Association

Member

Lee County Bar Association

Recognition

Best Paper Award, Legal Writing

Mississippi College School of Law

Best Paper Award, Federal Courts

Mississippi College School of Law

Speaking Engagements

Panel Member

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi's Bench and Bar CLE Seminar, the Rule of Law, Oxford, MS

2016

Education

  • J.D., Mississippi College School of Law, 2011summa cum laude
  • Bachelor of Journalism, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2003

Bar Admission

Mississippi

Courts

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi