Anna Richardson Smith

Professor of Law

BA, Wake Forest University
MA, University of New Mexico
JD, Wake Forest University School of Law

State Bar Membership


About the Professor

Anna Richardson Smith is a labor and employment lawyer with the Virginia law firm of Kaufman & Canoles. She counsels small and large employers on compliance with federal and state employment laws, including the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Smith provides ongoing employment advice to institutional employers, including professional corporations, colleges, and public school systems, as well as representing private and municipal employers in federal and state discrimination cases at both administrative and judicial levels. Prior to private practice, Smith served as a clerk to the Honorable James E. Bradberry, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Eastern District of Virginia in Norfolk, VA. She is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law, where she was Senior Articles Editor of the Law Review and a Carswell Scholar.


Employment Discrimination