BIRMINGHAM—Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Frederic L. Smith Jr., a partner in the firm’s Birmingham office, has been named by Who’s Who Legal as among the world’s leading M&A and governance lawyers. He is listed in the 2019 edition of Who’s Who Legal: M&A and Governance.
“We congratulate Frederic on his inclusion in the latest Who’s Who Legal guide, honoring the top attorneys who practice in areas of M&A and governance,” said Bradley Birmingham Office Managing Partner Dawn Helms Sharff. “Frederic has demonstrated outstanding legal skills and leadership that continue to earn him praise from his clients and peers.”
A member of Bradley’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group, Mr. Smith has more than 20 years of experience advising businesses on M&A transactions, contract negotiations, business succession issues, and joint venture and financing transactions. He also serves as outside general counsel to several privately held and family-owned businesses. Mr. Smith has a broad range of experience in diverse industries and a particular focus representing companies in the construction, manufacturing, construction aggregates, oil and gas services, and real estate industries. He is an active member of the American Bar Association’s M&A Committee, for which he chairs a working group that tracks judicial developments in M&A transactions.
The 2019 edition of Who’s Who Legal: M&A and Governance is scheduled to be published in April by London-based Law Business Research Limited. Only lawyers who receive the highest number of recommendations from peers and clients as determined through independent research are listed in the publication. The Who’s Who Legal directories lists more than 24,000 private practice lawyers from more than 150 national jurisdictions, covering diverse areas of corporate and commercial law. The guides are intended to serve as reference sources for companies seeking to corroborate the reputations of lawyers recommended by another party.
Bradley combines skilled legal counsel with exceptional client service and unwavering integrity to assist a diverse range of corporate and individual clients in achieving their business goals. With offices in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and the District of Columbia, the firm’s over 500 lawyers represent regional, national and international clients in various industries, including financial services, healthcare, life sciences, real estate, construction, technology, energy, insurance, and entertainment, among many others.