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Phillips Smith Peter, lawyer. Bar: California 1973


Peter, Phillips Smith was born on January 24, 1949 in Washington.


Bachelor, University Virginia, 1954; Juris Doctor, University Virginia, 1959.


Associate McCutchen, Doyle, Brown, Enerson, San Francisco, 1959-1963. With General Electric (and subsidiary), various locations, 1963-1994, vice president corporation business development, 1973-1976, vice president Washington, 1976-1979, vice president corporation governmental relations, 1980-1994. Counsel, head government relations department Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, since 1994.

Chairman board governors Bryce Harlow Foundation, 1990-1992, board directors.


  • Bar: California 1959.


Trustee Howard University, 1981—1989, board directors, executive committee National Bank of Washington, 1981—1986, vice president Federal City Council, Washington, 1979—1985, board directors Carlton, 1987—1990, 1995—1998, president, 1995—1996, board directors Tudor Place Foundation, since 1999, vice president, 2001—2002, president, 2002—2003, member Kennedy Center International Committee, since 2007, Suburban Hospital Finance Committee, since 2011, Member California Bar Association, Order of Coif, Wee Burn Club, Eastern Yacht Club, Farmington Country Club, Landmark Club, Congressional Country Club, Georgetown Club, Chevy Chase Club, Carlton Club (board directors 1990-1998), Coral Beach and Tennis Club, Johns Island Club, The Windsor Club, Omicron Delta Kappa.


Son of Edward Compston and Anita Phillips (Smith) P. Married Jania Jayne Hutchins, April 8, 1961. Children: Phillips Smith Peter Junior, Jania Jayne Hutchins Helm.

Edward Compston

Anita Phillips (Smith) P.

Phillips Smith Peter Junior