Tierney Smith is an associate in Goodwin's Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Financial Industry Litigation and Consumer Financial Services Litigation practices. Ms. Smith joined Goodwin in 2016.





  • Prepared briefing for a multi-office, multi-disciplinary suit resulting in a summary judgement win on behalf of an investment adviser and manager of mutual funds.
  • Worked on case where Goodwin convinced the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to make new law in affirming a motion to dismiss victory for client mortgage lender.
  • Assisted in securing denials of class certification in multiple cases alleging improper denials of mortgage loan modifications.
  • Currently serving as counsel for a top-10 mortgage lender in defending litigation brought by the Department of Justice concerning loans underwritten and endorsed for FHA mortgage insurance.
Professional Experience

While in law school, Ms. Smith undertook a legal internship at the Alliance of Artists and Recording Companies. She also participated in Georgetown’s Street Law Clinic, through which she taught an elective course in practical law to high school students in the District of Columbia.


While attending law school, Ms. Smith was a senior editor for the Georgetown Journal of International Law.






J.D., 2016
Georgetown University Law Center
B.A., Philosophy, 2013
Boston College
B.A., Communication, 2013
Boston College



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