Dehmeh Smith's practice focuses on helping clients address antitrust and competition issues related to merger reviews, compliance, and other regulatory issues. He has represented clients in several industries, including oil field services, financial services, packaging products, and construction.
Dehmeh has provided clients with premerger counseling, including compliance with the Hart-Scott-Rodino premerger requirements. He also has guided clients through government merger reviews and investigations, helping them respond to government requests for information, providing written advocacy, and preparing witnesses for depositions and investigational hearings.
Dehmeh also maintains an active pro bono case load, which focuses on assisting low-income tenants in housing issues with their landlords and various subsidy or voucher programs. Additionally he helps nonprofit organizations address issues unique to such organizations, including state registration, corporate governance, and tax.
While in law school, Dehmeh worked in the legal department for the City of South Bend, Indiana, where he was involved in representing the city, its various agencies, and its employees in legal matters. Dehmeh is also a licensed mediator in the state of Indiana.
- University of Notre Dame (J.D. cum laude 2017); Emory University (B.A. in Economics 2014)
- District of Columbia
- Extern, Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Competition, Mergers IV (Spring 2017)