As an associate in the firm’s Communications, Internet and Technology Practice, Carter Smith provides legal and strategic counsel to major telecommunications, space and satellite, and technology clients on a broad array of regulatory, litigation, and policy matters.

A graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, Mr. Smith’s representation includes both established and emerging telecommunications operators and technology companies, as well as major industry trade associations.  Mr. Smith has advocated before diverse Federal and State regulatory, policymaking, and adjudicative bodies, and has counseled clients on matters spanning from spectrum and pole attachment rules, to cybersecurity and privacy policies, to State and Federal funding opportunities.

Mr. Smith’s pro bono experience focuses on institutional capacity disputes involving local public entities.  For example, Mr. Smith serves pro bono as litigation counsel to a national non-profit organization that defends localities and public rights against state overreach.  Prior to attending law school, Mr. Smith provided strategic policy and legislative counsel to various local public entities and statewide associations throughout the State of Florida.