Special Counsel

Summer M. Smith

Summer Smith has made a career of handling all aspects of civil litigation, with a particular emphasis on professional liability defense including for attorneys, architects and engineers, and defense of community associations and common interest developments.

In addition to representing professionals, Summer has also maintained clients in the fields of waste, water and energy and telemedicine. Summer has recently joined Severson & Werson’s San Francisco office after over two decades of practice in San Francisco. Participating in both jury and bench trials, she has appeared before various state and district courts, as well as courts of appeal.

When not practicing law, Summer enjoys northern California day-trips and time in the kitchen recreating favorite restaurant finds.

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