Richard T. Smith

Phone: (732) 324-7600
Fax: (732) 324-7606


Mr. Smith is from New York City, born in Brooklyn before moving to Staten Island. In 2006, Richard graduated Rutgers University with Honors and received a Bachelor's of Science in Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior, and was given the A.P. Vayda award for distinguished scholarship in his field of study.

In 2009, Mr. Smith received his Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School. Mr. Smith is admitted to practice law by the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the New Jersey Supreme Court, and the Appellate Divison, Second Department, of the State of New York. He has been with the Law Firm of Gill & Chamas since 2009, starting as a law clerk and then as an attorney in 2010, practicing primarily in the area of personal injury law, workers' compensation, social security disability, and municipal matters. He has previously worked for Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the New York City Police Department, and Chubb Insurance. Mr. Smith has been named to the New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars list since 2014.**

Mr. Smith presently resides in Staten Island, N.Y., with his wife Danielle. In his spare time he enjoys sports like street hockey and football.

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Areas of Practice

65% Plaintiff’s Personal Injury
25% Workers Compensation
10% All other areas


Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
Juris Doctorate – 2009

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
B.S. – 2006
Major: Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior

Litigation Percentage

85% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

New Jersey, 2010
New York, 2010

Honors & Awards

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Settlements & Verdicts

$240,000 – A driver broad-sided requiring surgery

$130,000 – A woman slipped and fell on ice in an apartment complex parking lot, requiring surgery

$100,000 – A driver rear-ended in traffic

$100,000 – A driver broad-sided requiring surgery

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655 N Florida Grove Road
Woodbridge, NJ 07095

3509 U.S. 9
Howell Township, NJ 07731

Phone: 732-324-7600
Fax: 732-324-7606