Scott F. Smith

Chairman, Corporate Practice at Covington & Burling LLP

Scott F. Smith

Scott F. Smith

Chairman, Corporate Practice at Covington & Burling LLP

Biography

Presently, Scott F. Smith occupies the position of Partner at Covington & Burling LLP. He received a graduate degree from The University of Texas and an undergraduate degree from Harvard University.

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Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

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Partner at Winston & Strawn LLP

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Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

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Senior Counsel at Covington & Burling LLP

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Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

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Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

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Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

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Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

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Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

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Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

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Senior Product Marketing Manager at Sun Basket, Inc.

Sun Basket, Inc. provides a healthy meal delivery service offering fresh, organic ingredients and easy recipes delivered to door weekly. It sources organic produce from the West Coast farms and responsibly-raised, sustainable meats, and seafood. The company was founded by Adam Zbar, Braxton Woodham and Justine Kelly in 2012 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is an agency of the United States federal government. It holds primary responsibility for enforcing the federal securities laws and regulating the securities industry, the nation's stock and options exchanges, and other electronic securities markets in the United States. In addition to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 that created it, the SEC enforces the Securities Act of 1933, the Trust Indenture Act of 1939, the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Sarbanes–Oxley Act of 2002, and other statutes. The SEC was created by Section 4 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Education
Juris Doctorate with High Honors, Order of the Coif
Class of 1980

The University of Texas School of Law began as the University of Texas at Austin's Department of Law when the University was founded in 1883. The Law School started with two professors and fifty-two students in the basement of the University's Old Main Building. The Law School has since grown to more than 1,200 students and offers the Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) and the Master of Laws (LLM). The School of Law is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and is approved by the American Bar Association.

Class of 1976

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Career History
Chairman, Corporate Practice
Current

Covington & Burling LLP provides legal consulting services. They represent clients in litigation, white collar defense, transactional, governmental affairs, international, life sciences and other matters. The firm offers legal services related to intellectual property, international trade, mergers & acquisitions and tax practices. The company was founded by J. Harry Covington and Edward B. Burling on January 1, 1919 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

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UBS's wealth management division offers high net worth individuals a range of advisory and investment products and services. UBS offers brokerage services and products as well as asset management and other investment advisory and portfolio management products and services.

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SandRidge Energy focuses on drilling low-risk, conventional, high rate-of-return oil wells in shallow carbonate reservoirs. Based in Oklahoma City, SandRidge Energy is the primary developer of the Mississippian Oil Play, with valuable assets in the Gulf of Mexico. Our focus extends beyond energy production and into our communities, where we dedicate our time, talents and resources to the places we call home.

Political Donations
$1,000
2010

Representative from Tennessee's 5th Congressional District

$2,400
2009
$250
2009

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

Transactions
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PPF Group NV purchases Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. from AT&T, Inc.

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Midland Financial Co. purchases 1st Century Bancshares, Inc. (California)

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Laurel Acquisition, Inc., Astellas Pharma, Inc. purchase Astellas Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Awards & Honors
2012
Best Lawyers - Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law
2011
Best Lawyers - Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law
2011
Law360 - Most Valuable Practitioner, Mergers and Acquisitions
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