Overview

Smita Gautam is a member of the firm’s coverage and commercial litigation team, handling a variety of issues related to arson, property damage, fraudulent claims and general liability. Her clients include high-profile multinational insurers and automobile owners.

Smita represents clients in the full scope of insurance issues and claims, from the complex analysis of coverage to applying the principles of contract interpretation through the lens of Georgia law. Every step of the way, she meticulously manages each process to the full conclusion of litigation, including defending the coverage decisions of clients.

Smita is passionate about ensuring clients’ success and meeting their obligations under Georgia law and the insurance contract in a way that best serves the client and their customers. She understands the costly potential of risk and accesses the firm’s cutting-edge resources and technologies to always provide the long-range view in her counsel, carefully guiding clients to protect and position them against future conflict.

Before joining Swift Currie, Smita practiced consumer financial services litigation at a metro Atlanta firm. Her experience spans trial and appellate levels, including preparing and successfully litigating multiple dispositive motions.

Memberships

  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, Special Events Committee Member
  • State Bar of Georgia

Practice Areas

Bar Admittances

  • Georgia

Education

Emory University School of Law (J.D., 2015)

The Ohio State University (B.S.B.A, B.A., 2012)

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