800 Boylston St.
Boston, Massachusetts 02199-3600
John represents healthcare clients, private equity firms, and public companies in securities and other complex commercial litigation pending in courts around the country. John has considerable experience defending companies and individuals both at trial, and in actions and investigations threatened or brought by the SEC.
In 2001, John served as a Special Assistant District Attorney in the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted more than a dozen jury trials, and argued evidentiary motions and arraignments on a nearly daily basis.
|Areas of Practice||1) Litigation, 2) Securities & Shareholder Litigation, 3) False Claims Act, 4) Administrative Litigation, 5) Commercial Litigation, 6) Class Actions and 7) False Claims Act|
|Law School||Cornell Law School (J.D. 1997)|
|Education||Colgate University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1992)|
|Bar Member / Association||The Boston Bar Association, The Massachusetts Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Ropes & Gray LLP|
Benjamin P. Smith is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. He is a trial lawyer with a particular focus on high-stakes disputes in the biotechnology, medical device, and internet industries.