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  • Emily C. Smith

    Emily C. Smith joined the firm as an associate in 2018. Based in the Miami office, Ms. Smith currently focuses her practice in the areas of first-party and third-party insurance defense and civil litigation.

    Ms. Smith graduated with top honors from Roosevelt University, Chicago, in 2007, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in English Literature, with a Theatre minor. Ms. Smith earned her Juris Doctorate at University of Miami School of Law, where she graduated cum laude. While in law school, Ms. Smith earned the CALI Award for Excellence (Book Award) in Federal Civil Procedure and achieved Dean’s List Honors. While attending UM Law, Ms. Smith also had the distinction of serving as an intern to Chief Judge Juan Ramirez at the Third District Court of Appeal.

    Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Smith worked primarily in third party insurance defense, including commercial general liability, premises liability, wrongful death, negligent security, commercial vehicle liability, workplace/construction liability, construction defect, general personal injury (plaintiff and defense), as well as third party actions, including contribution and indemnity, and additional insured/stacking policy coverage, tender/duty to defend, and coverage issues.

    Ms. Smith is admitted to practice in all Florida Court as well as in the United States District Court for the Southern and Northern Districts of Florida. Additionally, Ms. Smith is a member of the Florida Bar, the Dade County Bar Association, the Coral Gables Bar Association, Dade County Defense Bar Association, Florida Defense Lawyers Association, and the Defense Research Institute.



    University of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude 2012

    Roosevelt University Chicago, B.A., top honors, 2007


    Contact Information

    420 South Dixie Highway, Third Floor

    Coral Gables, Florida 33146

    Telephone:  (305) 667-0223

    Facsimile:  (305) 284-9844

    E-Mail:  esmith@gaebemullen.com