Andrea M. Smith

Senior Attorney
Phone: (415) 591-7581 (415) 591-7581


Andrea M. Smith assists pharmaceutical companies facing complex civil litigation in state and federal court, including state coordinated proceedings, qui tam actions and Department of Justice investigations.

She has counseled clients on regulatory issues involving marketing of pharmaceuticals and medical devices, FDA warning letters, enforcement actions and product recalls, and has experience in all aspects of litigation including propounding and responding to discovery, drafting and arguing motions, taking and defending depositions, and negotiating on behalf of clients in settlement.

She has served as a member of the trial team in several pharmaceutical product liability jury trials and as trial counsel in two bench trials through to favorable verdicts. Andrea also has significant trusts and estates experience.


Bar Admissions

  • California


  • University of Southern California Gould School of Law, J.D., 2007, cum laudeSouthern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, staff editor
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 2003, magna cum laude