CHICAGO, March 7, 2022 – Chicago trial lawyer Todd A. Smith, a founding partner with Brian LaCien of Smith LaCien LLP – Trial Lawyers, has been named by Lawdragon Press to the 2022 class of the Lawdragon Hall of Fame. He will be featured in an upcoming publication along with the nation’s greatest corporate litigators, plaintiff powerhouses and innovators who established new areas of the law.
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Smith has practiced law for more than 30 years and was a founding partner of Power, Rogers & Smith before starting Smith LaCien LLP in 2020. Smith LaCien concentrates in catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, trucking litigation, birth injuries, and mass torts, and has a track record of achieving exceptional results for clients, with more than $2 billion in verdicts and settlements, and over 100 cases with results of at least $1 million.
A past president of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), Smith currently serves as chair of the AAJ’s Endowment Fund and is a board member of the organization’s Center for Constitutional Litigation. He is also a past president of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. He has served in a leadership capacity at numerous other national, regional and local lawyer organizations.