Carson C. Smith

Carson C. Smith

Oklahoma City, OK

Phone: 405-552-5273 
Fax: 405-235-2904

Carson Smith was born and raised in Oklahoma City and has extensive experience in many areas of defense litigation. During his approximate 12 years of practice, he has successfully handled matters including those in areas of civil rights, transportation, products liability, uninsured motorist, insurance coverage matters, and employment law, among others. After practicing at other defense law firms, Carson joined Pierce Couch in 2014 and made partner in 2019.

In his spare time, Carson enjoys reading 19th and early 20th century poetry and American fiction. He is a sports fan, who roots for and is overly critical of area college and pro sports teams.

Bar Admissions:

  • Oklahoma, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2013


  • University of Oklahoma, Letters 2001
    Order of Omega, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Southern Methodist University, 2005
    M.A. English Language & Literature
    Dedman Scholar, Selected to teach Rhetoric, I
  • University of Oklahoma, 2008
    J.D. with Distinction
    Comfort Scholar, Am Jur Award for Legal Research & Writing

Professional Association and Memberships:

  • Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Member

Areas of Practice:

  • Public Entity and Government
  • Insurance and Risk Management 
  • Employment Law