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M. Brandon Smith

Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC
1932 N. Druid Hills Road
Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30319
(404) 419-9500
www.cssfirm.com


M. Brandon Smith is a partner with Childers, Schlueter & Smith, where his practice is devoted to pharmaceutical litigation, mass torts, products liability, and serious personal injury. Following law school, Brandon was an assistant district attorney in the Alcovy Circuit (Newton County), where he gained valuable trial experience and a desire to help individuals harmed by the careless actions of others. Today Brandon utilizes his skills to help injured victims nationwide, and he is a frequent guest speaker at legal seminars all over the country.

Brandon is currently engaged in the following mass torts: DePuy ASR Hip Implant Litigation, Yaz/Yasmin Litigation, Reglan/Metoclopramide Litigation, Transvaginal Mesh Implant Litigation, Accutane Litigation, Actos Litigation, Dilantin Litigation, and numerous other single event causes of action stemming from dangerous drugs and/or products.

Brandon was recently nominated and selected as one of the 2012 Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers. This prestigious honor is reserved for America's top young trial lawyers that exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership. It is by invitation only and based in part on peer nominations from fellow lawyers in the community from all over the United States.

Current Elected Positions and/or Appointments:
Chair to the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association-New Lawyers Division

Member of the Executive Committee to the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association

American Association for Justice-Board of Governor forGeorgia (Only 4 Selected InGeorgia)

American Association for Justice-Executive Committee for the New Lawyers Division

American Association for Justice-Secretary of the New Lawyers Division

Education:
University of Georgia, B.A., 2001

University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 2004

Bar Admissions:
State Bar of Georgia

State Bar of Pennsylvania

State Bar of West Virginia

Georgia Supreme Court

Georgia Court of Appeals

11th Circuit Court of Appeals

United States District Court For The Northern District Of Georgia

United States District Court For The Middle District Of Georgia

United StatesDistrict Court For The Southern District Of West Virginia

Professional Memberships:
American Association For Justice

Georgia Trial Lawyers Association

Southern Trial Lawyers Association

The National Trial Lawyers Association

Mass Torts Trial Lawyers Association

North Metro Trial Lawyers Association

Buckhead Bar Association

Georgia Personal Injury (GAPI)

Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America

Atlanta Lawyers Club

Sandy Springs Bar Association

InjuryBoard, Attorney Member

Professional Honors & Awards:
Top 40 Lawyer Under 40-The National Trial Lawyers (2012)

Georgia State Bar Leadership Academy (2011)

Georgia Super Lawyer Rising Star (2010)

American Association For Justice NLD Excellence Award (2009, 2010, 2011)

Previous Positions and Committees:
American Association For Justice-NLD Board of Governors (Co-Chair)

American Association For Justice NLD Membership Committee

American Association For Justice NLD Special Projects Committee

Georgia Trial Lawyers Association NLD Chair Elect (2010-2011)

Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Membership Committee

Georgia Bar, Young Lawyers Division

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:
GTLA Ski-LE and Seminar. Co-Chair, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2012

Current and Emerging Mass Torts for 2011 and Beyond. Speaker-Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2011

Plaintiff's Practice CLE and Seminar. Seminar Chair,Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2011

Diabetes Drug Actos May Increase Bladder Cancer Risk. Safety Report, 2011

Mass Torts Made Perfect. Master of Ceremonies, 2010

GTLA HolidayCLE and Seminar. Co-Chair,Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2010

Effective Depositions. Speaker, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2009

Identifying Medical Products Cases. Speaker, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2009

Current and Emerging Mass Torts. Speaker, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2009

Mass Torts-Reglan/Metoclopramide, InjuryBoard, 2009

Mass Torts-Stevens Johnson Syndrome, InjuryBoard, 2009