M. Dinora Smith, Esq. – Associate Attorney

M. Dinora Smith, Esquire, is an Associate Attorney at White, Hilferty & Albanese, where she focuses her practice on employment discrimination and sexual harassment.  Ms. Smith completed her undergraduate studies at the University of St Andrews, a Scottish university, and received a degree in Philosophy and Social Anthropology. Dinora went on to receive her J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

During her time in law school, Dinora maintained a variety of internships.  Dinora worked during her first summer in law school at the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office in the Employment Litigation division, attending depositions, performing discovery, and drafting motions for almost a dozen different employment discrimination cases.

Dinora served as a law clerk for the New York Department of State Office of Administrative Hearings, assisting multiple Administrative Law Judges with disciplinary hearings.  She also advised elderly and underprivileged clients while working with Cardozo’s Medicare Rights Clinic, and completed a trademark prosecution internship at Epstein Drangel LLP.

Dinora focused her legal studies on both administrative law and intellectual property law.  She was a Staff Editor for Cardozo’s Arts & Entertainment Law Journal in her second year of law school, and was elected to the Board as an Articles Editor in her final year of law school.  The Journal published Dinora’s Note, Abilify, Brintellix, Champix: The ABCs of FDA Proprietary Name Disputes.


Education

University of St Andrews (M.A.)
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D.)

Bar Admissions

New York
New Jersey

Court Admissions 

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York


Dinora Smith Attorney Videos

Video Bio:  Meet M. Dinora Smith,  Employment Discrimination & Sexual Harassment Attorney

Watch Video:  Employment Attorney Dinora Smith joins Law & Crime Network discussing work discrimination

Watch Video:  Attorney M. Dinora Smith invited as guest legal analyst on Morning Docket TV


Contact M. Dinora Smith 
White, Hilferty & Albanese
800 Third Avenue, 28th Floor
New York, New York 10022
Tel: (646) 690-8881