Key Experience

  • Served for 32 years in Congress as the representative for the 21st Congressional District of Texas.
  • Served as Chairman of the Science, Space, and Technology Committee, which has jurisdiction over NASA, the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Science Foundation, the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
  • Also served on the Judiciary Committee and the Homeland Security Committee. He is a former Chairman of the Judiciary Committee and the Ethics Committee, which makes him the only recent member in the House of Representatives to have chaired three committees.


Former U.S. Congressman Lamar Smith advises clients on a range of public policy and government relations issues.

Public Service and Affiliations