Richard E. Smith Named to Samford University Board of Overseers

Richard-SmithChristian & Small Partner Richard E. Smith has been appointed to Samford University’s Board of Overseers. He will serve a three-year term on the board, which provides advice and counsel to the Samford University President and Board of Trustees on academic issues and policies and supports the university’s advancement in the community.

“We congratulate Richard as he embarks on this prominent appointment,” said Managing Partner Deborah Alley Smith. “He has an outstanding reputation as a supportive leader in the Birmingham community and will be an asset to Samford as a member of its Board of Overseers.”

At Christian & Small, Smith primarily focuses his practice on complex and corporate litigation for clients in the financial services, health care and construction industries, as well as corporate entities in other industries. His extensive litigation experience includes having tried over 150 jury trials to a verdict in over 30 Alabama counties and all three Alabama federal district courts.