Steven W. Smith offers clients legal advice with depth and breadth of experience that often elevates his role to that of strategic business advisor. He acts as an outside general counsel to a diverse group of small and middle-market companies.
Steven handles a full spectrum of services for corporate clients, including various aspects of business formation, planning, financing and transactions; mergers and acquisition transactions; monetization of assets of municipalities; the private placement of debt and equity securities; and matters involving shareholder divorce and executive and incentive compensation. He also provides counsel to a wide variety of non-profit organizations, which includes practice before the Orphans’ Court.
Steven serves as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and counsel to issuers and trustees in connection with the issuance of debt obligations by state and municipal governments, agencies, authorities and school districts. He is involved in structuring and documenting real estate acquisitions, sales and financing as well as commercial leasing. Steven also provides wealth and succession planning services, as well as counsel on federal, state and local tax planning and representation.
Clients rely on Steven for his experience, expertise, responsive support and thoughtful consideration of their legal matters. Clients know that Steven will close the deal and get things done, and they trust him to reach that positive conclusion with integrity.
- Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 1984
- Drexel University, B.S., 1981
- InspiriTec, Inc., Board Chair
- Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of the Business Law Section, Philadelphia Bar Association
- National Association of Bond Lawyers
- New Jersey State Bar Association
- Tax Section – Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Division, Pennsylvania Bar Association
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