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Dana S. Smith

Dana S. Smith

Counsel Newark, NJ973.877.3839 dsmith@litedepalma.comLegal Assistant: Elvira M. Palomino973.877.3833

Dana Statsky Smith represents plaintiffs in state and federal courts across the country in a broad range of antitrust class action matters. She handles cases involving a wide variety of industries, from pharmaceuticals, consumer electronics and hardware, and food and beverages, to chemicals and manufacturing. Dana has repeatedly been named to SuperLawyer’s Rising Stars List.

Concurrent to her work with the firm, Dana is the executive director of the Complex Litigation e-Discovery Forum (CLEF), which provides educational, advocacy and networking opportunities to elite practitioners in the plaintiffs’ bar. In her leadership role, she works with the CLEF board of directors to position CLEF as a valued resource for plaintiffs’-side litigators and to the complex litigation bar as a whole, bringing an important perspective to the eDiscovery conversation.


Dana is currently involved in a variety of class action matters, including the following:

    • In re: Generic Pharmaceutical Pricing Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2724 (E.D. Pa.)
    • In re: Hard Disk Drive Suspension Assemblies Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2918 (N.D. Ca.)

She has also represented clients in range of antitrust matters, including the following:

    • In re: Processed Eggs Products Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2002 (E.D. Pa
    • In re: Polyurethane Foam Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2196 (N.D. Ohio)
    • In re: Pool Products Distribution Market Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2328 (E.D. La.).


Prior to joining the firm, Dana worked in legal services, consulting with clients on settlement and administrative needs, and teaching continuing legal education (CLE) courses on a variety of settlement-related topics. She also worked for thirteen years at a class action law firm in New York, where she litigated antitrust, securities and consumer class actions.

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