DEVON CONWAY has joined the Syracuse–based law firm of Smith Sovik. He is originally from Alaska, where he grew up working in construction and commercial fishing for salmon. Conway attended Syracuse University College of Law, where he was a member of the national trial team and a cadet with the university’s Air Force ROTC detachment. Prior to joining Smith Sovik, he was an active-duty officer in the Air Force for five years, practicing law as a judge advocate. He prosecuted and defended airmen in criminal actions and practiced fiscal and operational law in Afghanistan. After separating from active duty, he joined the New York Air National Guard. Conway is an experienced litigator whose practice focuses on all areas of litigation including premises liability, motor-vehicle accidents, products liability, labor law, medical and professional malpractice, and workers’-compensation defense.