Rebecca M. Smith
Rebecca is an associate with the litigation practice group. Her contributions include hearings, motion and brief writing, conducting legal research, client counseling and trial preparation.
After law school, Rebecca clerked at The 49th Judicial Circuit Court for nearly two years prior to joining Berry & Berry PLC as an associate. She practiced in a broad range of civil litigation matters including but not limited to medical malpractice, insurance defense, no fault automobile, contracts, and real estate.
While at law school, Rebecca served as a Senior Associate with the Journal of International Law and a Secretary with the Environmental Law Society. She competed in the 2009 Environmental Law Moot Court Competition and was a 2009 Hillman Trial Advocacy Program Participant.
Michigan State University College of Law, Juris Doctor, 2008
Lake Superior State University, Bachelor of Arts Political Science, Pre Law Concentration,2005
Honors and Awards
- Michigan State University College of Law, Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
- Lake Superior State University, Bachelor of Arts Political Science, Pre Law Concentration, magna cum laude
- Grand Rapids Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Member
- State Bar of Michigan
- U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan