Alston & Bird LLP
Frank Smith is a partner and senior trial lawyer in the firm's Intellectual Property Litigation Group. He concentrates his practice in the litigation of intellectual property matters including patent and copyright cases as well as other complex matters, including antitrust and white collar crime. He is a former member of the firm’s Partners’ Committee.
Mr. Smith is featured as one of the leading Georgia lawyers for intellectual property matters in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. He is also recognized in The Best Lawyers in America and as one of Georgia’s “Super Lawyers” in intellectual property. Best Lawyers named Mr. Smith “2012 Atlanta Lawyer of the Year” in the litigation-patent area.
Mr. Smith received his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Davidson College in 1974 where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received his law degree from Stanford University in 1977 where he was Order of the Coif.