Gerard X. Smith is a partner in the Philadelphia office of Naulty, Scaricamazza & McDevitt, LLC and practices with the firm’s Insurance Defense Department. Jerry, who joined the firm in 1984, concentrates his practice in the areas of premises liability, products liability, auto trucking liability, sexual misconduct, construction liablilty and insurance coverage.
Jerry has over thirty years of experience representing self-insured and insured clients in the defense of civil litigation matters. He has extensive trial experience throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the State of New Jersey, and the Federal Court System. Currently, he serves as national counsel to self-insured clients in defense of litigated claims throughout the United States.
Jerry is a member of the Delaware County, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey Bar Associations. He is also a member of the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel and the Defense Research Institute. Each year from 2007-2018, and most recently in 2022, Jerry has been selected to Super Lawyers magazine’s “Pennsylvania Super Lawyers” listing.
Jerry earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the prestigious Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1981, and received his Juris Doctor from Widener University School of Law in 1984. He is admitted to practice law in the states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and before the U.S. District Courts for New Jersey and the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania as well as before the United States Court of Appeals for the
- J.D., Widener University School of Law, 1984
- B.S., Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, 1981
- Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
- State of New Jersey
- United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
- Defense Research Institute
- Delaware County Bar Association
- New Jersey Bar Association
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel
- Philadelphia Bar Association
- Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2007-2018
- Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2022