Throughout his legal career, Luke Smith has practiced primarily in the area of workers’ compensation. Luke has in the past represented employees, employers, and insurance carriers in all stages of litigation. He now is focused on representing employees in workers’ compensation matters.
Luke Smith worked at a law firm that practiced employee-side workers’ compensation throughout law school. He graduated from Mitchell Hamline School of Law in 2016, summa cum laude (highest honors). Luke received several awards for academic performance in law school, participated in law review, and participated in moot court. He represented injured workers in workers’ compensation litigation following law school.
Luke went on to practice at a mid-sized law firm that represented employers and insurers in workers’ compensation litigation. At that firm, Luke represented businesses and insurance companies in advice matters, as well as proceedings at the Department of Labor and Industry, Office of Administrative Hearings, Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of Minnesota.
As a result, Luke is a skilled and experienced litigator and negotiator. Additionally, Luke provides clients with advice and counsel on workers’ compensation issues from experience on all sides of the table.