- University of Texas School of Law, J.D. (with honors)
- Rice University, M.Ch.E.
- Baylor University, B.S., Chemistry (with honors)
- Civil Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Named a Texas Super Lawyer® in civil appeals (by Texas Monthly magazine) and awarded the President's Award by the Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Greg has specialized in appellate practice for over 29 years. In an Of Counsel position, Greg with Smith Legal, PLLC heads the appellate group, Greg is known for thorough, insightful briefs and arguments. He has represented clients in over 200 civil appellate proceedings, appearing in 13 Texas Courts of Appeal, the Texas Supreme Court, the en banc Federal Fifth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. Greg’s practice bears the coveted AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale Hubbell and is a fellow of the prestigious, invitation only Litigation Counsel of America.
Because he is committed to a better judicial system, Greg regularly lectures at trial and appellate continuing education courses. He formerly chaired the Amicus Curiae Committee for the Texas Association of Defense Counsel, and he has been recognized by the local Smith County Bar Association for legal service to the underprivileged. Active in his community, Greg also recently completed an unprecedented three terms as Board Chair of the East Texas Symphony Orchestra Association.