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Anthony R. Smith

Tel: 205-930-5435
Fax: 205-212-3817
Jan Pack

Tony represents clients in civil, business and commercial litigation, as well as appellate matters. He represents the mortgage servicing industry in default related litigation involving TILA, RESPA, FDCPA and SCRA, with a particular emphasis on class action lawsuits and complex civil litigation. Tony handles fraud and related consumer claims, contract disputes, class actions, labor and employment matters, creditor's rights issues, business torts, mortgage disputes and real property claims. Tony also represents clients before the American Arbitration Association.

  • Recipient of an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell 
  • Supreme Court of Alabama, Justice Harold See, former Chief Staff Attorney and Law Clerk
  • Birmingham Business Journal's, "Top 40 Under 40"
  • Registered on the Alabama State Court Mediator Roster
  • Registered on the Alabama Arbitrator Roster
  • Member, American Arbitration Association
  • Community Bankers Association of Alabama, associate member
  • Manufacture Alabama, legal committee
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
  • Mortgage Bankers Association
  • Commercial Law League
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International
    • International Tribunal, former member
    • Former District Justice for Alabama and Georgia
  • Birmingham, Alabama, Florida and American Bar Associations
  • Birmingham Magazine, Top Attorney, Rising Stars, 2011


  • William and Mary School of Law
    JD, 1998
  • University of Florida
    BA, with honors, 1995

Additional Accolades

William & Mary School of Law

  • Graduate Research Fellow
  • Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity



  • Homewood Board of Education, Strategic Planning Committee, former member 
  • Birmingham Business Alliance (Birmingham Regional Chamber of Commerce),
    • Ambassador 
    • Governmental Affairs Committee 
  • Alabama Leadership Initiative, 2006 
  • Business Council of Alabama, Small Business Committee 
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Birmingham
    • Board of Directors
    • Young Advisory Board, former president
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society
    • Alabama Chapter, Steering Committee
    • Tiffany Leadership Award, 2004
  • Birmingham Gator Club,
    • Board of Directors
    • Former president

  • Speaker, "FDCPA, Consumer Protection and SCRA," Portland, Philadelphia, Jacksonville, Tampa, St. Louis, Simi Valley, Dallas, 2011-13
  • Speaker, "Judicial Foreclosure," Tampa, Jacksonville, Simi Valley, Philadelphia, Portland, Dallas, St. Louis, Nebraska, 2011-13
  • Speaker, "Hot Topics in Foreclosure Legislation and Case Law," Simi Valley and Jacksonville, 2012-13
  • Speaker, "Hot Topics in the Areas of Standing, DOJ Settlement and Foreclosure Legislation," St. Louis, Nebraska, Dallas, 2013
  • Speaker, "Hot Topics in National Servicing Standards and Mortgage Litigation," Dallas, 2012
  • Speaker, "Litigation Issues and Title" & "Hot Topics in the News and How to Avoid Becoming the News," USFN Training Seminar, 2012

Sirote's Tony Smith Named in Birmingham Business Journal's “Top 40 Under 40” - 2/14/2013

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