Arthur B. Smith , Jr. - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Arthur B. Smith , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2003

Arthur Smith has practiced for more than forty years representing management in all facets of labor relations, wage and hour matters, employment, occupational safety and health, and affirmative action counseling, and in defense of employment law claims. He represents a wide variety of large and small companies in the steel, food processing, public utility, telecommunications and construction industries and also serves as principal labor counsel in collective bargaining negotiations for companies in basic manufacturing and regulated industries.He has served on the faculties of the New York State School of Industrial & Labor Relations at Cornell University and Northwestern University Law and Business Schools. Since 1986, the Illinois Supreme Court has appointed Mr. Smith to successive annual terms as a member and chair of one of its hearing panels which hears contested cases and makes recommendations for the discipline of lawyers charged with misconduct by the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court of Illinois.  From 2007 to 2011, Mr. Smith was the Chair of the Full Hearing Board of the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court of Illinois.

Cornell UniversityBS 1966University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D. 1969
College of Labor and Employment LawyersAmerican Bar Association

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eleventh and District of Columbia Circuits

Office Location

155 North Wacker Drive, Suite 4300
Chicago, IL 60606
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management

Other Information

Gender: Male