ARIANNA SMITH

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Associate

contact

(512) 476-2020
asmith@fbhg.law

Attorney Arianna Smith is a litigator with experience in other areas including employment law, public law and administrative law.


EXPERIENCE & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

PUBLIC LAW

  • Compiled legislative and legal research on behalf of law enforcement agencies for regular and special sessions of the Texas Legislature

  • Provided counsel to clients on policy, legislative and legal issues; tracked relevant proposed legislation; and assisted in drafting legislation and amendments

  • Provided testimony at legislative committee hearings, prepared witnesses for hearings and testified before Texas Senate and House of Representatives committees

EMPLOYMENT LAW

  • Represented law enforcement officers facing disciplinary actions; in employment-related arbitration and administrative proceedings; in internal affairs investigations and criminal investigations; and before the State Office of Administrative Hearings

  • Consulted with clients on labor union contract issues, employment discrimination and other labor issues


memberships

  • State Bar of Texas (2016)

  • Barbara Jordan American Inn of Court

  • Travis County Women Lawyers Association

  • Texas Civil Rights Project, Attorney Task Force, Voting Rights

  • Emerging Leaders of Marbridge, Membership Chair

  • Marbridge Foundation Mentoring Program, Mentor

education

  • Baylor University (JD, 2015), order of the barristers

  • University of North Texas (BA, 2012), double major, magna cum laude

  • Oxford University, New College (Oxford Study Abroad Programme, 2012)