Rob Duggins leads the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions group and practices corporate law. He has advised public and private buyers and sellers in a variety of industries, notably pharmaceutical services, technology and electronics, and regularly advises boards of directors on related matters of corporate governance. His recent experience includes both domestic and cross-border work in acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures.
Rob also advises sell-side clients on strategic planning and preparations in advance of potential acquisitions and has worked with and advised multiple buy-side clients on developing systematic programs to leverage efficiencies across multiple acquisitions and to integrate and harmonize execution between in-house legal departments and transaction lawyers from the firm.
In addition to his M&A practice, Rob is the partner in charge of Smith Anderson’s Knowledge Management program and the firm’s Corporate partner in charge of pricing and client service.
Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Corporate/M&A (2015-2018)
The Best Lawyers in America©, Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law (2013-2019)
North Carolina Super Lawyers (2015-2019)
Member, American Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, Wake County Bar Association.
Former Member, Board of Directors, Trinity Academy of Raleigh, Elder, past Clerk of Session, Hudson Memorial Presbyterian Church.