Eliza Darden Smith is a civil litigation attorney based in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Eliza Darden has a diverse practice, representing clients in a wide variety of civil litigation matters.  Before joining Cranfill Sumner, Eliza Darden served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Jefferson Griffin at the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Through her experiences, Eliza Darden has developed a unique and practical understanding of the litigation process and our judiciary.

Eliza Darden graduated from Campbell Law School in 2022.  While in law school, Eliza Darden served as an extern at the North Carolina Court of Appeals and worked in both criminal defense and civil litigation firms. Eliza Darden earned her undergraduate degree in Political Science and Criminal Justice from the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Born and raised in eastern North Carolina, Eliza Darden enjoys spending her free time with her family on the coast.


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Eliza Darden Smith Joins Cranfill Sumner LLP

Cranfill Sumner LLP today announced that Eliza Darden Smith has joined the firm’s Raleigh office as an Associate Attorney. She has a diverse practice, representing clients in a wide variety of civil litigation matters. … Read More