Jay Smith's practice focuses in the areas of public offerings of securities, mergers and acquisitions, and general representation of public and private companies.
Jay's primary area of practice relates to the public and private offering of debt and equity securities and corporate merger and acquisition transactions. A significant portion of his practice includes representation of issuers and underwriters in connection with the sale of securities by existing public companies. Jay also represents both public and private corporations in connection with various business and finance transactions, including the acquisition and divestiture of companies and divisions. He generally advises public company boards on corporate governance and securities matters. Jay is active in various matters relating to the General Corporation Law.
J.D., University of Maryland School of Law 1977; B.S., University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Finance, 1973