CEO & Managing Partner, Husch Blackwell LLP
Gregory Smith became CEO and Managing Partner of Husch Blackwell in 2012 and will become Chairman of the firm in April of 2018. He joined the firm in 1981 and has been recognized for many years as a leading real estate lawyer in Missouri. Gregory also serves on the Board of Directors of the St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association.
Husch Blackwell is proud to be the largest firm in the nation with an African-American chairman. The firm promotes diversity by evaluating partners’ participation in diversity efforts, offering minority scholarships, and participating in diversity organizations, including LCLD.
Joined LCLD 2013
Highlights of LCLD Participation
1L LCLD Scholars Program
2019: Brian Wetzstein, Sydney Miller, Sabrina Bey, Anoush Papazian, Harneet Kaur, Jason Tian, Juan Mata, Kristen Cherry; 2018: Omobolanle Adeniran; 2016: Lauren Cabral, Renee Just, Reagan Kays, Kwamane Liddell, Prince Mikado; 2015: Osaro Aifuwa, Matthew Bakios, Soham Desai, Ephraim Tyler Hintz
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2017
Annual Meeting (2018, 2017, 2015, 2014)
Leadership Summit (2016)
Diversity Professionals: Rita Holmes-Bobo
Communications: Laurie Berman