JEFFREY N. SMITH is a partner in the M&A and Private Equity practice in Sidley’s Chicago office.
Jeffrey represents private equity funds and corporate clients on a broad range of M&A, governance and securities matters, including mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, divestitures, restructurings, equity investments and joint ventures. He has significant experience in transactions involving special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) and in cross-border and multi-jurisdiction transactions. Jeffrey has handled transactions in a wide variety of industries, including distribution, infrastructure and construction, healthcare, consumer products, industrial products, retailing and service businesses.
Jeffrey has been recognized in the field of Corporate/M&A & Private Equity by Chambers USA-America’s Leading Business Lawyers and is listed a “Best Lawyer” in The Best Lawyers in America in Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law.