Andrew J. Smiley

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Smiley & Smiley, LLP
 | 122 East 42nd Street, Suite 3900
New York, NY 10168
Phone: 212-986-2022
Fax: 212-697-4689
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1997
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%)
Attorney Profile

Andrew J. Smiley handles medical malpractice, wrongful death and other personal injury matters for clients in the New York City metropolitan area. A partner with the law firm Smiley & Smiley, LLP, he is active in numerous professional organizations and is a frequent speaker at professional development conferences for attorneys.

Mr. Smiley is a 1996 graduate of Brooklyn Law School. While in law school, he served as vice president of the Moot Court Honor Society and he was honored with an award for excellence in trial advocacy. Prior to law school, he attended Tulane University, where he graduated with honors. Today, he is admitted to practice in the state courts of New York and Vermont, the U.S. district courts for the eastern and southern districts of New York and the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont, among other courts.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Smiley is active in a number of professional organizations. He has served as the vice president of the New York City Trial Lawyers Alliance since June 2013. Mr. Smiley has also served as the vice president of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Smiley has presented lectures and seminars on behalf of the Brooklyn Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers and other organizations, speaking on legal topics, including trial techniques, the use of experts in personal injury cases and jury selection.

The general public may recognize Mr. Smiley from his frequent appearances on television news programs, including programs on the Fox News Channel, the Fox Business Channel, CNN and Bloomberg TV.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (60%)

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (40%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2019

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About Andrew Smiley

Admitted: 1997, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.smileylaw.com/Attorneys/Andrew-J-Smiley.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • National Order of Barristers
  • Judge Edward and Doris A. Thompson Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy
  • Coach, Brooklyn Law School National Trial Team Northeast Region Champions
  • Executive Board -Chair of Trial Division, Brooklyn Law School
  • Vice President, Moot Court Honor Society, Brooklyn Law School

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Presdient, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2017
  • Judicial Screening Committee, Kings County Democratic Party , 2013
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2003
  • U.S. District Court District of Vermont, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1997
  • New York, 1997
  • President, New York City Trial Lawyers Alliance, 2015–2017
  • Brooklyn Law School Alumni Association
  • American Bar Association
  • The American Association For Justice
  • Brooklyn Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Judicial Screening Committee, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2013-present
  • Board of Directors, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2013-present
  • Vice President – 2nd Dept., New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2013-present
  • Board of Directors, New York City Trial Lawyers Association, 2000-present
  • Secretary, New York City Trial Lawyers Association, 2009- 2011
  • Treasurer, New York City Trial Lawyers Association, 2011–2013

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Friars Club

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • The Nuts and Bolts of a Trial, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, October 24, 2011
  • Winning Your Case: Trial Skills that Count, Lawline.com, August 21, 2009
  • Practical Guidelines for Getting Items into Evidence, Lawline.com, March, 2010
  • Jury Selection 101, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, December 14, 2010
  • Practice Makes Perfect: Learn to Practice Like a Pro, Lawline.com, January 18, 2011
  • Trial Techniques: The Tricks of the Trade, Lawline.com, February 16, 2011
  • Effectively Using Experts in Personal Injury Cases, Lawline.com, May 4, 2011
  • Personal Trainer Negligence, Lawline.com, March 22, 2011
  • Preparing The Construction Accident Case, New York County Lawyers Association, March 26, 2012
  • Opening Statements: A Recipe for Success, Lawline.com, August 7, 2012
  • Direct Exams: How To Make Your Witnesses Shine, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, May 6, 2013
  • Health, Fitness & Adventure Sports Liability, New York State Bar Association, August 1, 2013
  • Trial Techniques - Part 1: Jury Selection, Opening Statements & Direct Examination, Brooklyn Bar Association, May 7, 2014
  • Trial Techniques - Part 2: Cross- Examination & Closing Arguments, Brooklyn Bar Association, May 15, 2014

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Television Appearance, The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet
  • Television Appearance, Court TV
  • Television Appearance, Tru TV
  • Television Appearance, Headline News
  • Television Appearance, Bloomberg TV
  • Television Appearance, CNN
  • Television Appearance, The O'Reilly Factor, What's Happening Now with Martha McCallum, America's News Room and Fox & Friends, Fox News Channel
  • Television Appearance, Neil Cavuto and Money with Melissa Francis, Fox Business Channel

Educational Background:

  • Tulane University, B.A., with Honors, Major: Psychology, 1993
Office Location for Andrew J. Smiley

122 East 42nd Street
Suite 3900
New York, NY 10168

Phone: 212-986-2022

Fax: 212-697-4689

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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