Mark Smith concentrates his practice in white-collar crime, government investigations, and business litigation and regulation. He vigorously defends individuals and businesses during all stages of criminal and other government enforcement actions and in business litigation matters.

Before entering private practice, Mr. Smith spent more than a decade as an Assistant Attorney General in the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office where as Deputy Chief of the Criminal Bureau he supervised over fifty prosecutors assigned to the Environmental Crimes Strike Force, Public Integrity Division, Economic Crimes Division, and the High Technology Crimes Unit. He oversaw the prosecution of more than one hundred public corruption cases and personally tried cases ranging from securities fraud to public corruption offenses. He also acted as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in joint federal and state criminal investigations and prosecutions.

Prior to his work for the Attorney General’s office, Mr. Smith served as a public defender in New York City and clerked for a trial judge of the New York State Supreme Court. He is active in the Boston Bar Association, currently serving on the Association's Council and as a Chairman of the Education Committee. He is a former Co-Chair of the Criminal Law Section and has also served as chairman of several continuing education programs. Mr. Smith has been named to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers® list since 2010 by the Thomson Reuters rating service, a recognition awarded to no more than 5% of lawyers in the state.

Mr. Smith is a graduate of St. Lawrence University and Suffolk University Law School. He lives in Scituate with his wife and their two children.

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