Amy Smith is a corporate attorney focusing her practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, securities transactions, and general corporate matters. 

  • Represents publicly and privately held companies in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, secured and unsecured financing, and other general corporate matters
  • Represents private equity funds in connection with senior and mezzanine financings for acquisitions of new portfolio companies and refinancing in various industries
  • Represents borrowers as local counsel in connection with providing legal opinions for financing transactions
  • Manages due diligence review process including review of corporate records, business contracts and litigation issues
  • Manages deal team workflow and coordination of the signing and closing process



Prior Experience

  • Served as an intern at Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers, PC in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • Served as an intern for the Honorable Mark A. Goldsmith in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • Teach for America, Detroit, MI, Corps Member at Mumford High School, 2012-2014
  • USC Asian Pacific American Student Assembly, Los Angeles, CA, Executive Director, 2011-2012






  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2021-2023
    • Recognized in the areas of:
      • Banking and Finance Law
      • Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
      • Corporate Law
      • Securities/Capital Markets Law, Ones to Watch, 2021
  • ABA Moot Court National Best Brief Award 2017

Professional & Community Involvement

Michigan Asian Pacific American Bar Association

  • President, 2020-2021
  • Vice President, 2019
  • Treasurer, 2018
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