Cameron AlexanderSmith


Cameron is an experienced employment litigator and advocate.  He partners with clients to implement strong workplace policies and cultures to prevent litigation. 

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Cameron's clients face complex litigation risks, significant reputational and business exposure, and a convoluted mosaic of state and local laws governing employers. He helps clients navigate these challenges by forging a relationship of trust and accountability. Cameron brings in-house and trial experience to manage portfolios of litigation and provide practical, business-focused advice.

After a six-day jury trial in the Eastern District of New York, Cameron won a complete defense victory for a national retailer on claims including religious discrimination, hostile work environment, discrimination, and retaliation. He regularly defends employers in federal and state court and before FINRA arbitration panels.

Cameron has worked as an in-house employment attorney for a global investment bank. He has deep experience with financial services and technology companies. Cameron understands his clients' needs, has a real-world sense of risk tolerance, and offers business-friendly advice.

By providing resources and thought leadership on aspects of the employment relationship to mitigate risk proactively, Cameron constantly drives value as part of the larger client relationship.

Cameron enjoys the entrepreneurial spirit of Seyfarth, its deep bench of employment law professionals, and the innovative resources he can offer to his clients.

Cameron was named one of the "Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40" by the National LGBT Bar Association (2015). He actively participates in pro bono work and serves on the board of directors of the New York LGBT Bar Association.

  • MPA, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government
  • JD, New York University School of Law

    Review of Law and Social Change staff editor

  • BA, Brown University

    Magna cum laude

  • District of Columbia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • US Supreme Court
  • US Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • US District Court, District of Columbia
  • US District Court, District of New Jersey
  • US District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • US District Court, Southern District of New York