J. Brent Smith

Brent Smith has been a practicing trial lawyer since 2005. Throughout his career, he has litigated cases in multiple states as well as worked on the Science and Expert Committee for the Multidistrict Litigation involving the birth control drugs Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella. He is licensed to practice law in four states and has been admitted to practice in multiple federal jurisdictions. His experience spans from medical malpractice and nursing home abuse, to products liability and intellectual property.

Mr. Smith has obtained many multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients, including his first million-dollar verdict at age 26, where he assisted Clancey Bounds, the founder of Bounds Law Group. He was also named in Verdict Search’s Top 100 Verdicts of 2006 for a case involving a $25,000,000 patent infringement jury verdict.

Prior to joining Bounds Law Group, Mr. Smith spent seven years with the nationally renowned Maher Law Firm (formerly known as Maher, Guiley and Maher), devoting the majority of his practice to personal injury, wrongful death, class action litigation, complex commercial litigation, and products liability.

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B.S., University of Florida, 2000

J.D., Stetson University College of Law, 2004 (cum laude)

Bar Admissions

Florida, 2005

Pennsylvania, 2005

New Jersey, 2005

District of Columbia, 2006

Court Admissions

United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, 2005

United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, 2005

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2005

United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2012

United States Tax Court, 2013


The Florida Bar

American Association for Justice

Florida Justice Association

Orange County Bar Association

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Phi Delta Phi (International Legal Fraternity / Honor Society)

Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association

Philadelphia Bar Association

Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association


National Trial Lawyers – Top 40 under 40

Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent Rated

The National Trial Lawyers – Top 100

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