Eleanor Smith

Zuckerman, Spaeder, LLP

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Zuckerman, Spaeder, LLP
Washington, DC, DC
Phone 1: (202) 778-1800

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Eleanor leads the firm’s award-winning pro bono practice, which received the DC Appleseed Pro Bono Award, and the Vincent Reed Education Award from the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, in 2016.

In her litigation and government relations practice, Eleanor has handled a wide variety of matters, including those regarding voting rights, campaign finance and other political activity, information access, privacy, the First Amendment, professional liability, white collar criminal defense, debarment, gaming, and American Indian law.

She has prosecuted and defended cases in trial and appellate courts, represented clients before regulatory agencies, prepared witnesses for congressional hearings, handled parallel proceedings, authored briefs amicus curiae in the U.S. Supreme Court, and negotiated settlements and governmental compacts.

Practice Areas

  • Congressional Investigations
  • Government Investigations
  • White Collar Crime