Smith, Lindsay Griffin

Charleston, W.Va.
304.340.3855 - office
304.380.6918 - mobile


  • Scuola di Italiano per Stranieri, Italian Language Program, Summer 2007
  • The University of Oxford, Pre-law Program, Summer 2008
  • The Ohio State University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2009
  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2012


  • West Virginia State Bar
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
Ms. Smith's primary areas of practice are labor and employment law, workers' compensation and immigration.

Representative Experience

  • Assists with litigation on federal and state claims of race, sex, religion, age and disability discrimination; breach of contract; wrongful termination; whistleblower; state and federal wage claims; retaliation and unlawful harassment
  • Defends employers in workers' compensation claims related to workplace injuries and occupational disease
  • Assists clients with compliance with Form I-9 employment eligibility requirements, including conducting training and internal audits

Work History

  • Summer Associate, Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, Summer 2011
  • Judicial Extern to Chief Justice O’Connor, Supreme Court of Ohio, Spring 2011
  • Mediator, Columbus City Attorney’s Office, Fall 2010
  • Mediator, Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, Fall 2010
  • Law Clerk, Fairfield County Prosecutor’s Office, Summer 2010


  • Managing Editor, Journal on Dispute Resolution, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
  • CALI Award for Excellence in Comparative Dispute Resolution
  • Phi Beta Kappa
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