Byron Kirkland

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    Partner - Smith Law

A corporate and securities lawyer for over 30 years, Byron Kirkland has extensive experience in private equity and venture capital transactions; domestic and international mergers and acquisitions; and general corporate law and securities matters. He represents public and private companies across diverse industry sectors including information technology, clean technology, medical device, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, communications and manufacturing.

Byron also has an active venture capital and private equity fund practice, representing venture capital and private equity funds. He regularly assists funds with their portfolio company investments, acquisitions and fund formation matters.

Additionally, Byron is the leader of the Firm's Private Equity practice group, Co-Chair of the Firm's Corporate team and is Chair of the Firm's Policy and Planning Committee.