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Scott Smith
Scott F. Smith
Partner
New York +1 212 841 1056 ssmith@cov.com Download V-card

Scott F. Smith leads the firm's M&A and private equity efforts.  He is a principal advisor to companies, private equity funds, including Illumina, Indivior, SandRidge Energy, Charlesbank Capital Partners, and Public Pension Capital.  He advises corporate boards, special committees and audit committees on corporate governance and general securities law matters.

  • Global M&A Network, Top 50: Global M&A Lawyer (2014)
  • Law360, "MVP of the Year, Mergers & Acquisitions" (2011)
  • "Dealmaker of the Week" by The AmLaw Daily for advising SandRidge Energy on its acquisition of Arena Resources (4/9/2010).
  • Chambers USA - America's Leading Business Lawyers, Corporate/M&A (2008-2018)
  • Chambers Global, Corporate/M&A (2015-2018)
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate (2008-2018)
  • New York Super Lawyers, Mergers & Acquisitions and Business/Corporate (2006-2014)
  • Legal 500 US, Mergers & Acquisitions - M&A: Large Deals (2009-2017)
  • Legal 500 US, M&A - National Firms - Large Deals and Private Equity Buyouts: Middle Market (2008)