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Kirk G. Smith
  • Stockbroker & Investment Fraud, Securities Law, Arbitration & Mediation
  • Texas
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Scott L. Silver
Scott L. Silver December 26, 2019
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
I first met Kirk over 20 years ago when i was a Wall Street defense attorney. He and his firm are best in class at what they do and have a long track record of satisfied clients.
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As a partner at Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas LLP (SSEK Law Firm), Kirk G. Smith focuses his practice on securities law. Representing individual and institutional investors against banks, brokerage firms and trust companies, Mr. Smith generally handles cases involving issues such as retirement losses, broker and brokerage firm misconduct, investment derivatives, fraud and financial product failures. He serves clients throughout the U.S.

Before earning a Juris Doctor from the South Texas College of Law Houston, Mr. Smith attended Loyola University New Orleans. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts.

Previously working as an investment advisor for a large brokerage firm and handling the marketing for a smaller, specialized firm, Mr. Smith gained valuable knowledge of the investment processes and industry. Drawing on his diverse brokerage background, he helps those who have lost their savings or retirement due to the mishandling of their brokerage accounts to understand their rights and options. Mr. Smith offers personalized counsel and dedicated advocacy, working to hold financial institutions accountable for negligence or acts of wrongdoing. Undeterred by the challenge of going up against large firms or financial institutions, Mr. Smith stands by his clients throughout the legal process, helping them recover just compensation for their losses.

Beyond his work in the courtroom, Mr. Smith regularly shares his knowledge on the topic of securities arbitration as a guest speaker for various professional organizations. He has authored a number of articles and frequently provides quotes to news and media outlets regarding cases pertaining to his area of focus. Actively involved in the legal community, Mr. Smith is a member of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association.

Practice Areas
Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
Securities Law
Arbitration & Mediation
Business - Arbitration/Mediation, Consumer - Arbitration/Mediation, Family - Arbitration/Mediation
Additional Practice Area
  • Broker Misconduct
Video Conferencing
  • FaceTime
  • Skype
  • Zoom
  • Facebook Video
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of Texas
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Greek: Spoken
Professional Experience
Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas, LLP
USA Securities Fraud site
South Texas College of Law
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Loyola University New Orleans
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Rising Star
Super Lawyers
2008 & 2009
20 Year Anniversary
Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas
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Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association
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American Association for Justice
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Speaking Engagements
Securities Arbitration, ATLA Annual Convention
Websites & Blogs
Kirk G. Smith's Website Profile
Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas, LLP Website
Investor Lawyers Blog
Contact & Map
Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas, LLP
San Francisco
1 Embarcadero Ctr #500
San Francisco, CA 94111
Telephone: (415) 287-0877
Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas, LLP
Main Office
1010 Lamar St
Houston, TX 77002
Toll-Free: (800) 259-9010
Telephone: (713) 227-2400
Fax: (713) 583-1217
Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas, LLP
New Orleans Office
Lakeway Two
3850 N Causeway Blvd
Metairie, LA 70002
Telephone: (504) 324-0252
Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas, LLP
Lexington Office
216 E Reynolds Rd
Lexington, KY 40517
Telephone: (859) 810-0266
Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas, LLP
Dallas Office
Founders Square
900 Jackson St
Dallas, TX 75202
Telephone: (214) 613-5306
Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas, LLP
Buffalo Office
Sheridan Meadows Corporate Park South
6225 Sheridan Dr
Buffalo, NY 14221
Telephone: (716) 261-3529
Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas, LLP
Chicago Office
141 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60604
Telephone: (312) 462-4176
Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas, LLP
San Diego Office
1545 Hotel Cir S
San Diego, CA 92108
Telephone: (619) 550-4847
Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas, LLP
Gulfport Office
2118 18th St
Gulfport, MS 39501
Telephone: (228) 206-2493
Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas, LLP
Portland Office
621 SW Morrison St
Portland, OR 97205
Telephone: (971) 285-3075
Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas, LLP
Western Colorado Office
241 S Elizabeth St
Ridgway, CO 81432
Telephone: (970) 239-7085
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