With over 35 years of litigation experience, plan sponsors of single-employer and multiemployer plans, unions, companies and individuals have retained Jules L. Smith to handle the most complex and financially important employee benefits, labor and employment controversies they confront.
A down-to-earth and nationally regarded litigator, Jules tries cases throughout the United States and has been regularly listed in Best Lawyers in America, Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in the East. His father, also an attorney, imbued him with an abiding desire to help people: “Legal disputes are about people. Don’t ever forget that.”
Jules—born and raised in New York City—serves on several influential community organizations, including: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. He previously served on the following organizations: the Board of the United Way of Greater Rochester, Inc.; Chairman of the Board of The Legal Connection, Inc. (providing legal service referrals to the poor); and Chairman of the Board of Rochester Fights Back (a community anti-drug coalition).