Christian Valentino, personal litigation attorney in Rochester NY

Mallory Smith

Associate

Phone: 585-730-4773 x126
Fax: 888-971-3736

Mallory K. Smith is an attorney in the firm's Litigation Department. Her practice is focused on insurance defense, health care litigation, commercial litigation, contract enforcement and interpretation, and estate and trust litigation. She has extensive experience leading litigation matters, including depositions, discovery, and motion practice. Mallory has represented health care providers before OPMC. Mallory also has significant appellate experience having perfected appeals in the State of the New York Appellate Division, United States District Court Western District of New York, and United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and as well as drafting opposition to a petition for writ of certiorari to the United States Supreme Court.

Professional & Civic Duties

Lawyers for Learning, Committee Member
New York State Bar Association, Member
Monroe County Bar Association, Member
Volunteer Legal Services Project, Member
Healthcare Business Academy, 2020 Fellow

Education

Syracuse University College of Law, J.D.
University of Rochester, B.A.

Bar Admissions

New York

Court Admissions

United States District Court, Western District of New York
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
United States District Court, Northern District of New York
United States District Court, Southern District of New York
United States Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York
United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of New York
United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York
United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
United States Supreme Court

Honors & Awards

Up and Coming Lawyer, New York Daily Record & Rochester Business Journal, 2021
Listed in SuperLawyers, Rising Star, 2020-2021

Speaking Engagements

"​Resolving Disputes and Handling Ethical Issues in Government Projects", Half Moon Education Inc., April 2021

Publications

Featured in, "Snapshot of Commercial Litigation Amid a Pandemic", The Daily Record, March 2021