Baxter & Smith, P.C.

We are proud of the experience and distinctions our attorneys have gained at trial and view such experience as applicable, indeed critical, to all matters whether tried or not.


Our attorneys are admitted in all four Federal District Courts in New York and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.


Baxter Smith & Shapiro, P.C

Proficiency in construction law and accident litigation has long been the hallmark of Baxter Smith & Shapiro, P.C.


Baxter & Smith P.C. is committed to keeping clients informed of changes in the law bearing upon issues that impact their business. Attorneys from Baxter & Smith P.C. have lectured and written extensively in the area of negligence, toxic torts, labor law and insurance defense. We have prepared written materials and articles for publication and distribution at various seminars and workshops relating to the business of our clients as well as on behalf of legal organizations such as the New York State Bar Association and New York State Trial Lawyers Institute.

The attorneys at Baxter & Smith P.C. maintain memberships in various professional associations including:

American Bar Association

Erie County Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

New York State Trial Lawyers

Nassau/Suffolk Trial Lawyers

Nassau County Bar Association

Nassau County Bar Association

Suffolk County Bar Association

Westchester County Bar Association


As part of our commitment to provide cost effective representation to our clients, Baxter & Smith P.C. features a team of seasoned paralegals, including a medical legal nurse consultant, with significant experience in the field of civil litigation from general liability to mass torts.

The paralegals are utilized to perform tasks such as obtaining and analyzing medical records, assisting in causation analysis, setting up independent medical examinations, and trial preparation.