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Yale University, J.D., 1995, Editor-in-Chief; Yale Journal of International Law, 1994-95

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., with honors and highest distinction, 1992, Phi Beta Kappa


Laurie Smith brings a broad range of experience to facilitate clients' corporate ventures. Her practice areas include securities, executive compensation and benefits, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate law. She has represented public and private companies in a variety of corporate transactions, including equity offerings, mergers and asset acquisitions and dispositions, and complex financing transactions.

Honors & Awards


  • Law Clerk, The Honorable T.S. Ellis III, U.S. District Court, Eastern District, Virginia, 1995-96



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Professional Affiliations

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association

Community Affiliations

  • Catawba Land Conservancy, Board of Directors, 2013-present
  • St. Patrick Catholic School PTO, Vice President - Fundraising, 2013-15
  • Girls on the Run, Coach, 2013-present
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