Winning. Attitude.


Success is much more than an expectation.  It’s the highest calling we have.  It takes extraordinary preparation, intensity, experience, insight, uncompromising standards and a Winning Attitude. Our passion for litigation is more than just a business. For us, it’s personal; for us, it’s about WINNING.


Our objective is always to develop legal strategies that win. When doctors, lawyers, judges and other professionals need legal representation, they turn to our battle-tested trial and appellate attorneys for help. They don’t just want advice – they want to win.

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Smith Sovik News

Dan Ryan Keeps The SSKS Streak Intact With Another Big Trial Win

March 21, 2023

Dan recently secured a defense verdict in a PT malpractice case in Onondaga County Supreme

Germain Wins Med Mal Trial in Erie County

February 28, 2023

Matt Germain secured a defense verdict in an oral surgery case where plaintiff alleged the

Smith Triumphs Again in Onondaga County Med Mal Trial

February 14, 2023

Ted Smith recently secured a defense verdict in an Onondaga County medical malpractice case in

I just wanted you to know that I read your brief last night and it was one of the greatest briefs I have ever read.  Your word choice was phenomenal, your imagery was crisp, yet vivid, it was everything you want a brief to be.  Wonderful, stellar job, sir.

Appellate Counsel for a codefendant

Trust is an absolute necessity when retaining defense counsel. From day one, I could trust Ted Smith to provide exceptional legal counseling.  

Dana Gucciardi
Senior Claim Specialist
Acadia Insurance Group (A Berkley Company)