William K. Smith

William K. Smith

Holland & Hart LLP

Recognized since 2021

Boise, Idaho

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice

Labor and Employment Law - Management

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William advises clients of all sizes through day-to-day business and contracting matters to mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, and stock buyback agreements.

William has a diverse background serving clients in a wide array of corporate matters and litigation. He is experienced advising clients on matters throughout the corporate lifecycle in a range of industries, and he draws from this knowledge to provide focused and solution-oriented advice.

William also has experience in multiple appeals before the Idaho Supreme Court and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals where he successfully represented both businesses and individuals.

Prior to joining Holland & Hart, William worked at Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley LLP. He additionally served as a law clerk for Chief Justice Roger S. Burdick of the Idaho Supreme Court.

Contact & Links


  • 800 West Main Street, Suite 1750
    Boise, ID 83702


  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , J.D., graduated 2015
  • Utah State University, B.A., graduated 2009

Bar Admissions

  • Idaho, Idaho State Bar


  • American Inns of Court #130 - Prior Member
  • Idaho Law Foundation Law Clinic - Volunteer
  • Idaho State Bar, Appellate Practice Section and Idaho Young Lawyers Section - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Idaho State Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho

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Headquarters: Denver, Colorado

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Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America 2022 for work in:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Labor and Employment Law - Management


  • Idaho Business Review, Accomplished Under 40, 2021

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