Richard W. Smith

Senior Counsel

Lexington, KY
D 859.410.7858
[email protected]


  • J.D., Northern Kentucky University
  • MBA Summa Cum Laude, Sullivan University
  • BBA, University of Kentucky
  • Designations /Certificates:
    • CPCU- Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter
    • SCLA-Senior Claim Law Associate

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Richard Smith is Senior Counsel in Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP's Lexington office. Mr. Smith’s pre-law experience includes working at Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company.  During his time with Farm Bureau he served in various roles including District Claim Manager and Litigation Supervisor.  As a Litigation supervisor he participated in more than 400 mediations.  He started his law career at a solo firm working extensively with insurance clients and their cases including coverage and liability defense.   

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