Maggie L. Smith - Frost Brown Todd LLC
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Maggie L. Smith

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009

Maggie has been recognized as one of the The Best Lawyers in America®in the field of appellate practice.  She has been involved in hundreds of appeals, and has represented businesses, individuals, and groups in all types of appellate proceeding at every level of the state and federal appellate courts, and also has significant experience representing amicus curiae parties before Indiana's appellate courts.

Prior to entering private practice, she served as a judicial law clerk with the Indiana Supreme Court and was an Adjunct Professor of Law at Indiana University, teaching legal writing and reasoning and appellate advocacy.

Maggie has been actively involved in drafting the Indiana Appellate Rules, is a leader in the state and national appellate practice communities, and is a frequent presenter on appellate topics.

University of ArizonaBA 1991University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of LawJ.D. 1994
Indiana State Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationIndianapolis Bar AssociationIndianapolis Sagamore Inn of CourtIndiana Supreme Court Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure

Case History


Successfully defended the constitutionality of the original Indiana wine shipping statute on appeal in the federal courts

Successfully represented Dolby Laboratories on appeal in patent challenge to Dolby Surround Sound systems

Successfully prosecuted appeal resulting in long-dormant cause of action for Title by Acquiescence being recognized

Office Location

201 North Illinois Street, Suite 1900
Indianapolis, IN 46204-4236
United States

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice