Carlos C. Smith

Carlos C. Smith

Miller & Martin PLLC

Recognized since 1995

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Practice Areas

Antitrust Law

Corporate Law

Energy Law

Litigation - Antitrust

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Mr. Smith has a broad-based practice with emphasis in antitrust, business, healthcare, utility and telecommunications law. His extensive experience includes handling trial and appellate work in state and federal courts as well as regulatory, transactional and legislative assignments for clients in each of these sectors.

Mr. Smith has more than forty years’ experience in assisting individuals and business clients with all aspects of their legal representation. He serves as outside counsel to several small and medium sized businesses and has handled numerous transactional matters, matters in litigation and matters before state and federal agencies for these clients.

Mr. Smith's experience for clients in the utility arena spans more than thirty years and has involved numerous engagements for electric, natural gas, water, wastewater, railroad and broadband clients. Mr. Smith serves as General Counsel to an association of more than 150 municipal electric systems and electric cooperatives. He serves as General Counsel to one of the nation's largest municipal electric systems, and he regularly works with several of the nations' largest municipal utility systems and electric cooperatives. Mr. Smith also serves as General Counsel to an association captive insurance company that provides or arranges for various lines of insurance coverage to utility systems. He splits his time between the firm's Chattanooga and Nashville offices.


  • Volunteer Building, Suite 1200
    832 Georgia Avenue
    Chattanooga, TN 37402-2289


  • University of Cincinnati College of Law , J.D., graduated 1964
  • University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, B.S., graduated 1961

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  • Tennessee, Tennessee

Miller & Martin PLLC
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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Antitrust Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Energy Law

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