David Smail

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary at ADT

David Smail was appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of ADT in February 2019. He has more than 25 years of experience in the U.S. and internationally, including 10 years of law firm corporate and securities transactional practice, and more than 15 years in public company general counsel roles. He most recently served as Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer for Scientific Games Corporation, a leading developer and provider of technology-based products, systems, platforms and services for the global gaming and lottery industries. Prior to that he held the role of Executive Vice President & General Counsel at Morgans Hotel Group, an international hospitality company, and previously was Executive Vice President and Group General Counsel of global advertising and communications services business Havas S.A. He also was a partner in the international law firm Hogan Lovells (previously Hogan & Hartson). He received a J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School and a B.A. summa cum laude in Biology and French from Macalester College.



  • Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary

    2019 - present