Most Admired Attys: Bainbridge's Alfred 'Buddy' Smith

Law360, New York (September 3, 2010, 4:36 PM EDT) -- Alfred “Buddy” Smith of Bainbridge Mims Rogers & Smith LLP has scored Fortune 500 companies as clients at his eight-lawyer firm, where his penchant for using humor to diffuse tense situations and settle cases quickly has earned him a place among Law360's Five Most Admired Environmental Attorneys.

“He doesn't take himself too seriously, but he is very effective,” Sid J. Trant of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP said, adding that Smith “keeps things occasionally light so ... rough or prickly personalities don't explode.”

Smith, whose peers...
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