Robert T. Smith

Robert T. Smith


Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP

Recognized since 2013

Little Rock, Arkansas

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Tax Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Securities / Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Securities / Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Securities / Capital Markets Law
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Robert T. Smith heads the Finance and Commercial Transactions Practice Group and serves on the firm’s Management Committee. His diverse corporate practice focuses on representing individuals, companies, and financial institutions in general business, transactional, securities and regulatory matters. He has handled transactions in a variety of areas including the banking, healthcare, real estate and technology industries.In the banking area, Robert advises clients on merger and acquisition transactions, lending, regulatory compliance and capital raising activities. He assists clients in private equity and corporate finance matters, the offering of debt and equity securities, and counseling directors and executive officers regarding fiduciary duties and corporate governance issues. Robert also regularly represents professionals and professional firms in the formation, expansion, merger, and division of professional practices.

Location

  • 400 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 2000
    Little Rock, AR 72201-3493

Education

  • University of Florida , LLM Taxation, graduated 2001
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock , JD, graduated 1999
  • University of Arkansas - Little Rock, B.S. Accounting, graduated 1996

Bar Admissions

  • Arkansas, 1999

Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP
Headquarters: Little Rock, Arkansas

62 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

8 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

Full Firm Profile

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Securities / Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Securities / Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Securities / Capital Markets Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Securities / Capital Markets Law, Little Rock (2021)
  • Banking and Finance Law, Little Rock (2020)
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law, Little Rock (2019)
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law, Little Rock (2016)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Tax Law

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