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Terry E. Smith

Dallas Attorney Terry Smith

Telephone 214.369.2100
Facsimile 214.369.2118

8750 N. Central Expy.
Suite 1600
Dallas, Texas 75231

Terry E. Smith

Terry Edward "Ted" Smith brings a diverse range of legal experience to HDBD. He has held roles both in-house and in private practice, which includes time running a successful solo practice. Ted brings first chair trial, mediation, hearing, and deposition experience to the firm. His practice focuses on commercial litigation, oil & gas, commercial real estate, and product liability litigation. He also has substantial experience in commercial lending, secure transactions, corporate finance, and general business matters. Ted has acted as counsel for the acquisition and divestiture of over half a billion dollars' worth of assets for a variety of industries.


Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D. (cum laude) 2005

  • 1L Class President
  • Jurisprudence Awards for academic achievement in Oil & Gas and Evidence
  • Semi-finalist, Advanced Mock Trial
  • Best Speaker, Advanced Mock Trial

Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business, MBA (with High Honors) 2005

  • Beta Gamma Sigma, graduate school of business honors society

Texas A&M University, B.S. (Journalism) 2002

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