Sarah L. Smith is an associate at WVFKN where she has worked since 2017 representing children and their families in cases involving birth injuries. Ms. Smith, along with Keith Forman and Mary Koch, represented Erica and Zubida Byrom in the landmark case of Byrom, et al. v. Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Inc., where the jury awarded Zubida Byrom $229,640,000 for injuries she sustained during labor and delivery. Ms. Smith has been recognized as a “Super Lawyers Rising Star” as well as a “Top Attorney in Maryland – Rising Star.”
Ms. Smith is a 2011 graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law and has represented injured Plaintiffs and their families in catastrophic injury, medical malpractice and lead paint poisoning cases since 2013. Ms. Smith has represented clients in State and Federal Courts throughout the country, including Georgia, Delaware and the District of Columbia. Before attending law school, Ms. Smith attended Villanova University where she studied English and Communications, with a concentration in Rhetoric and Performance.