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William Smith

Associate
PHONE   208.388.4933
FAX   208.954.5279
EMAIL   wsmith@hawleytroxell.com
 

As a member of the Litigation practice group, William’s practice focuses on representing clients in business and employment-related disputes. Accordingly, William’s practice is diverse. He has represented both large and small businesses in a wide array of matters including contract disputes, land and real-estate disputes, employee-related matters, agricultural business matters, creditor’s rights matters, and warranty disputes. William has also been involved in multiple appeals before the Idaho Supreme Court where he has helped successfully represent both business clients and individuals.

Prior to joining Hawley Troxell, William served two years as a law clerk to the Honorable Roger S. Burdick, Chief Justice of the Idaho Supreme Court.

His work has been cited by the Harvard Law Review and Callman on Unfair Competition, Trademarks, and Monopolies.


Practice Areas

Clerkship

Law Clerk to Chief Justice Roger S. Burdick of the Idaho Supreme Court

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., with honors

Publication Editor (Executive Board), North Carolina Law Review

UNDERGRADUATE: Utah State University, B.A., English Literature, cum laude, 2009
Utah State University, B.A., History, cum laude, 2009


William Smith

Associate
PHONE   208.388.4933
FAX   208.954.5279
EMAIL   wsmith@hawleytroxell.com

Biography

As a member of the Litigation practice group, William’s practice focuses on representing clients in business and employment-related disputes. Accordingly, William’s practice is diverse. He has represented both large and small businesses in a wide array of matters including contract disputes, land and real-estate disputes, employee-related matters, agricultural business matters, creditor’s rights matters, and warranty disputes. William has also been involved in multiple appeals before the Idaho Supreme Court where he has helped successfully represent both business clients and individuals.

Prior to joining Hawley Troxell, William served two years as a law clerk to the Honorable Roger S. Burdick, Chief Justice of the Idaho Supreme Court.

His work has been cited by the Harvard Law Review and Callman on Unfair Competition, Trademarks, and Monopolies.


Practice Areas

Clerkship

Law Clerk to Chief Justice Roger S. Burdick of the Idaho Supreme Court

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., with honors

Publication Editor (Executive Board), North Carolina Law Review

UNDERGRADUATE: Utah State University, B.A., English Literature, cum laude, 2009
Utah State University, B.A., History, cum laude, 2009


Memberships & Accolades

Memberships

Idaho State Bar

U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho

Idaho Appellate Practice Section

Idaho Young Lawyers Section


Articles & Publications

Articles & Publications

Comment, “Saving Face: Adopting a Right of Publicity to Protect North Carolinians in an Increasingly Digital World”, 92 North Carolina Law Review, 2065 (2014)