Kaighn Smith, Jr.

Adjunct Professor

J.D., University of Maine School of Law (1986)
M.Phil., University of Sussex (1983)
B.S., University of California, Berkeley (1979)

Email: ksmith@dwmlaw.com

Kaighn Smith Jr. is a member of a local Portland firm, DrummondWoodsum. He represents private and public sector clients, including Indian tribes, in the federal, state and tribal courts. He has a national Indian law practice and has represented tribes and tribal enterprises in jurisdictional, environmental, business and gaming disputes throughout the country for over 15 years. Kaighn is currently working with tribes to govern labor and employment matters.

Kaighn clerked for Judge Frank M. Coffin at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and for Justice Louis Scolnik at the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.