Gregory A. Smith


Hobbs, Straus, Dean & Walker, LLP

Gregory Smith is a partner in the DC office of Hobbs, Straus, Dean & Walker, LLP, a law firm dedicated to the representation of tribes and tribal interests. For nearly 30 years, Mr. Smith has provided a broad range of legal and legislative services to tribal governments and tribal organizations.  He continues to represent a number of tribes and serves as general counsel to: United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc.; National Indian Education Association, National Council of Urban Indian Health; and the National Indian Head Start Directors Association.  A graduate of Yale College and Cornell Law School, Mr. Smith was named “Indian Child Advocate of the Year” in 2008.  Among other positions, he is the co-chair of the National Council of the National Museum of the American Indian (Smithsonian Institution).