Wolf Wallenstein, PC is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers® has selected partner Christopher “Smity” Smith for inclusion in the 2023 edition of its Ones to Watch® in America list, in the area of Environmental Law. This peer-determined recognition is given to attorneys who are earlier in their careers for “outstanding professional excellence in private practice.”
Smitty advocates for and advises clients in environmental, insurance, real estate, contract, and products liability matters. He has both prosecuted and defended claims through trial in federal and state court, with an emphasis on resolving cost recovery matters arising out of environmental, insurance, and contract liabilities. He has substantial experience representing commercial and residential property owners and developers, waste handlers and transporters, railway transportation companies, design professionals, metal manufacturers and recyclers, aerospace equipment manufacturers, automobile parts manufacturers, and pesticide manufacturers and distributors in complex environmental litigation and regulatory proceedings. In particular, he has assisted clients in resolving matters involving hazardous substances, man-made and naturally occurring chemicals, water and air quality, and soil and groundwater contamination, product warnings and uses, and he has advised clients on product safety standards.