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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Missouri-Columbia, 2004, Dean's List; Associate Member, Missouri Law Review; Recipient of William Beckett Memorial Prize
    • B.S., Business Administration, magna cum laude, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2001
Jeffrey Smith prioritizes a true understanding of a client's businesses. He represents private, public, and nonprofit companies in a wide range of industries and in all stages of operations.

Jeff diligently serves clients in matters including:

  • Entity formation
  • Fiduciary matters
  • Commercial contracts
  • Joint ventures
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Exit strategies

Since 2004, Jeff has served as strategic legal counsel to clients and has provided legal guidance unique to each client matter. His experiences range from helping establish family businesses to complex and highly regulated acquisition transactions involving international public companies.

  • Acquisition of Freedom Pharmaceuticals by a subsidiary of Arseus, a public company based in Waregem, Belgium, and Rotterdam, Netherlands.
  • Acquisition of a minority position in a nationally prominent hospital revenue cycle organization by a national tax-exempt integrated delivery system.
  • Formation of a joint venture between a tax-exempt hospital and physician practice association.
  • $540 million sale of assets of a privately held medical device manufacturing business, with operations in the United States, Great Britain and Canada, to a publicly traded Fortune 20 company
  • Acquisition of marketing solutions company by subsidiary of international communications firm.
  • Purchase of the local operations of a division of a Fortune 20 company by academic medical center.
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Wrestling With The Effects of Title IX: Is It Time To Adopt New Measures of Compliance for University Athletic Programs?
University of Missouri Law Review
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