Hollins is an independent liberal arts university dedicated to academic excellence and humane values. Based in Roanoke, Virginia, and founded in 1842, Hollins offers undergraduate liberal arts education for women, selected graduate programs for men and women, and community outreach initiatives.
At Goodwin, Rose-Smith defends financial institutions against consumer class actions and government enforcement actions, and provides regulatory compliance and litigation risk counseling to banks, credit card issuers, mortgage lenders, and specialty and small-dollar fintech companies. She is a member of Goodwin’s ESG & Impact practice, and focuses on fair and responsible lending/banking, financial inclusion, and Community Reinvestment Act risks and obligations. Rose-Smith also serves as the chair of Goodwin’s Women of Color Collective, and is a member of Goodwin’s Executive Committee and Black Anti-Racism Task Force.
During her time at Hollins, Rose-Smith was a double major in history and classical studies, and chair of Hollins’ Honor Court. She received her J.D. from Vanderbilt Law School.