CED spotlights strategic partners that help to propel Triangle entrepreneurial companies onto the national stage as successful businesses. One of our Strategic Partner Spotlights is Smith Anderson
About Smith Anderson
Founded in 1912, Smith Anderson is one of the largest business and litigation law firms headquartered in the Research Triangle and one of the largest in North Carolina. Smith Anderson provides a full range of legal services to a diverse and dynamic group of regional, national and international companies. Lawyers in their life sciences, technology and AgTech practices have played a fundamental role in the development of RTP as an internationally-recognized center of innovation and development.
How does Smith Anderson help North Carolina entrepreneurs?
The lawyers at the firm partner with entrepreneurs to offer strategic legal guidance in all areas related to life sciences, technology and AgTech, including intellectual property, licensing, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and employment law, among others. They work with local and national entrepreneurs and investors and advise established private and public companies as well as start-ups through their entire life cycle from infancy to strategic exit.
What does Smith Anderson envision for the future of entrepreneurship?
Smith Anderson feels that entrepreneurship is the engine that drives all creativity and development of new ideas. The pace will only accelerate, in their view. Smith Anderson is excited to continue to be a part of it!