Andrew B. Smith Esq.

Andrew B. Smith Esq.

Morristown, New Jersey
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Andrew Smith focuses his practice on civil litigation. Andrew has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation, specializing in business litigation, construction litigation, personal injury and sexual harassment cases. He co-founded the firm Smith + Schwartzstein LLC in 2009 and has successfully represented numerous clients throughout the state of New Jersey and New York, practicing in State and Federal Court, including before the United States Supreme Court. He has lectured for the Practicing Law Institute, NY Bar Association and Fordham University. Andrew was named for three consecutive years to the New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars List and on The Best Lawyers in America list for 2018.

Andrew graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a B.A. and received his J.D. from Boston College Law School. After law school he clerked for the Honorable Sybil R. Moses, A.J.S.C. before joining the litigation department of Gibbons P.C. Before law school, Andrew served as an Artillery Officer in the United States Army, deploying to overseas locations and attaining the rank of Captain. Andrew is active in his community, and is involved in numerous civil and political activities.


Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Boston College Law School, Newton, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 2004
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
    • B.S. - 1997
    • Honors: with Honors
    • Honors: Criminal Justice

Published Works

  • Standing Matters: Marshall v. Raritan Valley Disposal, Law360, with John T. Wolak, July 10, 2009
  • Directors & Officers Liability Insurance and Subprime Mortgage Crisis, The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, w/ John Wolak, May, 2008

Representative Cases

  • Marshall v. Raritan Valley Disposal, 398 N.J.Super. 168, (App. Div. 2008)


  • Attorney Trust Accounting, PLI, 2012 - 2014
  • Law Firm Management, New York City Bar Association, 2014 - Present
  • Fordham University, 2016 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2011 - 2013
  • Best Lawyers in America List, 2018

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey Bar Association, Member, 2004 - 2014
  • Union County Bar Association, 2009 - 2014
  • Morris County Bar Association, 2009 - 2014

Past Employment Positions

  • Gibbons, P.C., Associate, 2005 - 2009
  • Honorable Sybil R. Moses, Assignment Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, Judicial Law Clerk, 2004 - 2005

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Member of the American Legion


  • Alpha Sigma Lambda