Mark W. Smith, Founding Partner of the New York City-based law firm Smith Valliere PLLC and a nationally recognized trial attorney and New York Times bestselling author of four books on law, politics and economics, has become a CEO member of Vistage International, the world’s leading organization for Chief Executive Officers.
Smith said that “it is an honor to have been invited to join such a prestigious and influential organization of chief executive officers.” Smith continued that he is “thrilled to be able to tap into the rich intellectual and experiential resources of fellow CEOs around New York City and the country.” Smith added, “I look forward to working with my fellow CEOs.” Timothy A. Valliere, Smith Valliere’s Managing Partner, adds that “As our law firm continues to grow and expand, we look forward to the synergies from the collective experiences and expertise of Smith Valliere and our Vistage colleagues.”
As a prominent New York attorney, Smith handles complex financial and business cases and is a frequent media commentator on CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, and the Fox News Channel. Smith Valliere recently moved to one of the most prestigious addresses in the country — Rockefeller Plaza in the heart of New York City.
“We are delighted that Mark has agreed to become a member of Vistage,” said Mark Taylor, Chair of Vistage NYC. “One of our objectives is to have a diversity of experienced business leaders so that CEOs and business owners can have their assumptions challenged and make better decisions. As one of Manhattan’s top litigators, Mark brings a legal perspective that enhances our group and helps CEOs navigate legal landmines.”
As the world’s leading chief executive organization, Vistage International helps business executives become better leaders, make better decisions, and achieve better results through a unique suite of services which include monthly problem-solving meetings with peers, business coaching, expert speaker workshops, a Web-based best practices library, and access to a worldwide network of chief executive officers in 16 countries.