Mr Goettel handles complex acquisitions and divestitures across a range of industries, advises clients on significant corporate governance matters, and represents issuers in public and private offering and financing transactions. He has worked in the information technology and energy industries, among others. In the course of his transactional practice, he has worked with other practice areas to resolve a wide range of issues, including international tax matters, antitrust concerns, open source software and other intellectual property rights issues, employee benefits and tax issues involved in spinning companies out of controlled groups, complicated transition service arrangements, and regulatory approvals and related contractual allocation of risks and responsibilities
Joined Smith, Anderson in 2011. Honors include listing in the Best Lawyers in America.
Member, North Carolina and American Bar Associations.
J.D. University of Virgina, 1987; B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Duke University 1983.