Colin P. Smith practices in the areas of product liability, mass tort, commercial litigation, and legal ethics and risk management. Mr. Smith co-chairs the firm's Product Liability Team. Over the past 30 years, he has represented numerous companies in complex and consolidated product liability litigation involving product warranty and performance issues, mass disasters and serial litigation arising from claims of product defects. His experience extends to a broad array of products, especially in the automotive, electronics, construction, pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer products industries.
Mr. Smith also counsels lawyers and law firms in the areas of legal ethics, professional liability and risk management. He serves as Professional Responsibility partner for Holland & Knight's Chicago office and in that role regularly counsels the firm's lawyers in legal ethics, compliance and risk management issues.
Mr. Smith represents clients as trial counsel and national or regional coordinating counsel throughout the United States. He has tried cases in more than a dozen states. Mr. Smith increasingly counsels clients in litigation management, risk management and regulatory compliance across a broad spectrum of issues.
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