Ann H. Smith

Attorney in Cary, NC
Ann H. Smith is a Shareholder in the Raleigh/Durham office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Ms. Smith has practiced employment law since 1996 and has handled a wide variety of employment matters before federal and state courts and administrative agencies. Ms. Smith has represented and advised Fortune 250 companies as well as governmental entities.

Ms. Smith's litigation experience includes general employment law disputes involving claims pursuant to the ADA, FMLA, FLSA, and Title VII. Ms. Smith has also represented numerous public entities and is well-versed in immunity issues.

Ms. Smith is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association as well as the Employment law section of the Defense Rsearch Institute. She previously has served on the Professionalism Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association.

In 2002, Ms. Smith was been recognized as an Outstanding Volunteer by the Wake County Volunteer Lawyers Program.

She is a frequent speaker before business and employer associations, including the North Carolina League of Municipalities, the North Carolina Municipal Attorney's Association and the International Public Management Association for Human Resources.

Ms. Smith co-authored Damages, Damages, Damages! Damages Issues and Practical Strategies for Damages Containment, for the Defense Research Institute Employment Law Seminar Manuscript in 2003.

Ms. Smith is admitted to practice in all North Carolina State Courts. She is also admitted to practice in all U.S. District Courts in North Carolina as well as the Fourth Circuit.

Ms. Smith received her B.A. in English, summa cum laude, from North Carolina State University and her J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was a member of the Holderness Moot Court.

Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity

•Outstanding Volunteer for the Wake County Volunteer Lawyers Program (2002)

Published Works


Damages, Damages, Damages! Damages Issues and Practical Strategies for Damges Containment
DRI Employment Law Seminar Manuscript (January 2003) [Co-Author]

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Admission Details

Admitted in 1996, North Carolina and U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina
2002, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

Law School Attended

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law
Class of 1996
with Honors

University Attended

North Carolina University School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Class of 1991

Associations & Memberships

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North Carolina Bar Association

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(919) 854-0908


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Ann H. Smith
 1400 Crescent Green, Suite 215,
Cary, NC 27518


Jackson Lewis P.C. (Cary, North Carolina)

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