Bruce C. Smith

Partner

  • location icon Phoenix, AZ
    2929 North Central Avenue
    Suite 1700
    Phoenix, AZ 85012

Bruce C. Smith is a partner in the Phoenix office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Medical Malpractice, Healthcare, and Long-Term Care & Elder Law Practice. Mr. Smith is responsible for a variety of healthcare matters involving medical negligence and violation of the Adult Protective Services Act (elder abuse). Mr. Smith has extensive experience handling medical negligence cases for doctors, hospitals and long-term care facilities. Mr. Smith also has substantial experience in representing healthcare providers in regulatory matters before state boards, and under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Mr. Smith has briefed and argued cases at the United States Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit, and the Arizona Court of Appeals, has first and second chair trial experience, as well as extensive arbitration and mediation experience.

Publications

  • Author:  Comment, When Should an Employer be Held Liable for the Sexual Harassment of a Supervisor Who Creates a Hostile Work Environment?  A Proposed Theory of Liability, 19 Ariz. St. L.J. 285 (1987)
  • Author:  Limiting the Number of Expert Witnesses Under Rule 26(b)(4)(D): An Analysis of the Meaning of the New Rule, 25 Ariz. St. L.J. 167 (1993)

Admissions

  • State Bar Admissions
    • Arizona
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the District of Arizona
  • United States Courts of Appeals
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Admissions

Arizona

Education

Arizona State University College of Law

Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1987

Washington University in St. Louis

Bachelor of Arts, 1984

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