|| Tracey Salmon-Smith
||Dartmouth '87 B.A.
||Sills, Cummis, Radin, Tischman, Epstein & Gross
Ms. Smith is Of Counsel to Sills, Cummis, Radin, Tischman, Epstein and Gross and practices in the Firm's Employment and Labor Department in Newark, New Jersey. Her current practice involves defending corporate clients in employment discrimination, wrongful discharge and other employment-related litigation.
Prior to joining Sills Cummis, Ms. Smith served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Civil Division. While an AUSA, Ms. Smith served as lead defense counsel to the Government in a variety of employment discrimination cases and prosecuted a variety of civil and criminal forfeiture matters resulting in millions of dollars in forfeited assets returned to the government and to victims. Ms. Smith has received numerous awards from a variety of federal agencies for her excellence in handling Federal litigation.
Ms. Smith is a member of numerous state and Federal Bar Association committees and is currently the Co-Chair of the Sexual Harassment Sub-Committee of the ABA's Litigation Section. She also serves on the Association of the Bar of the City of New York's Government Ethics Committee. She has recently been appointed to a 3 year term on the Association's Labor and Employment Law Committee beginning in September.
Active in the community, Ms. Smith serves on the Executive Board of the American Diabetes Association's Rainbow Gala Committee, an outreach group involved with fund raising and healthcare issues specific to the African-American and Hispanic Communities.
As a result of her extensive work with at Dartmouth College on behalf of minority undergraduate students, alumni and applicants, Ms. Smith was recently honored with the Dartmouth College Young Alumni Award. Ms. Smith is the former President, Black Alumni of Dartmouth Association.
Ms. Smith also serves on the Leadership Board of the Villanova Law Alumni Association of Greater New York City.
Additionally, Ms. Smith was recently awarded the 40 under Forty Achievement Award by the Network Journal, a black professional and small business magazine.