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Scott Smith is a member of the firm’s mergers and acquisitions and private equity practice groups. He is a principal and trusted advisor to companies including Illumina, Indivior, Leeds Equity, and Public Pension Capital (PPC), and to independent directors of public companies in control situations. Mr. Smith advises corporate boards, independent directors, special committees, and audit committees on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and general securities law matters.

  • Global M&A Network, Top 50: Global M&A Lawyer (2014)
  • Law360, "MVP of the Year, Mergers & Acquisitions" (2011)
  • "Dealmaker of the Week" by The AmLaw Daily for advising SandRidge Energy on its acquisition of Arena Resources (4/9/2010).
  • Chambers USA - America's Leading Business Lawyers, Corporate/M&A (2008-2020)
  • Chambers Global, Corporate/M&A (2015-2020)
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate (2008-2020)
  • New York Super Lawyers, Mergers & Acquisitions and Business/Corporate (2006-2019)
  • Legal 500 US, Mergers & Acquisitions - M&A: Large Deals (2009-2017)
  • Legal 500 US, M&A - National Firms - Large Deals and Private Equity Buyouts: Middle Market (2008)