Craig S. Smith


Craig Smith is Board Certified through the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Health Law.

He primarily represents physicians, physician practice groups, free-standing emergency centers, hospitals, and other types of health care providers, including mid-level providers, DME suppliers, diagnostic imaging centers, surgical centers, and dialysis providers.

Craig advises clients on health law and business law matters, including regulatory compliance matters involving the federal Stark law and anti-kickback statute; health care joint ventures involving physicians; sales, mergers and acquisitions of health care providers; Medicare and Medicaid program compliance; physician employment and non-compete matters; and business entity formation and governance matters.


B.B.A., University of Texas, 1986
J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 1989

Admitted to Bar

State Bar of Texas

Practice Areas

Business Transactions; Government Law.

Professional Activities

Director of the Texas Business Law Foundation (1994-2000);
Texas Business Law Foundation Fellow;
Corpus Christi Bar Association;
State Bar of Texas.

Civic Activities

Advisory Trustee of the Rob & Bessie Welder Wildlife Foundation;
Advisory Director of American Bank, Corpus Christi;
Spohn Development Foundation Board of Trustees (1993-1998);
Texas State Aquarium Association Trustee (1981-1988);
Incarnate Word Academy Educational Development Board (1981-1984);
Director of The Southwestern Bank, Houston (1982-1985).