Kristen W. Smith, Partner
Kristen W. Smith
Tel: (212) 705-9847
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Professional Profile

Kristen Smith is a partner in the Business and Emerging Business Practice Groups. Mrs. Smith is involved in all facets of the firm’s corporate practice. She is experienced in transactional matters ranging from corporate acquisitions to asset based financings. She drafts and negotiates a wide variety of commercial documents including distribution agreements, license agreements, security agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and commercial leases.

Mrs. Smith counsels Emerging Business clients with respect to their choice of business entity and assists such clients with all facets of establishing their business.

Memberships and Affiliations

New York Bar Association

Articles, Publications and Lectures

How to Choose a Business Entity, 2012

Editor of the Corporations Section of the Firm’s guide, Starting A Business In The United States, 3rd Ed.

Awards and Recognition

Super Lawyers Rising Star 2011 – 2016
St. John’s University School of Law, Max I. Levine Real Property Award
American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review, Executive Articles Editor


J.D., Dean’s List, St. John’s University School of Law, 2006
B.A., Boston College, 2002

Bar Admissions

New York