Smith Alpert - McDermott Will & Emery


Smith Alpert focuses his practice on representing private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies as well as other private companies in complex business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, leveraged buyouts, cross-border transactions, corporate carve-outs, joint ventures, minority investments, financings, reorganizations and complex corporate governance matters.

Smith also provides clients with day-to-day general corporate advice and counsel on business operations, including employment matters, equity compensation, commercial contracts and confidentiality agreements.

While in law school, Smith was a contributor to the Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy.


  • Represented Early, Cassidy & Schilling, LLC in its sale to AssuredPartners Inc.
  • Represented private equity firm Nautic Partners, LLC in its acquisition of Harrington Industrial Plastics, LLC, a leading US-based distributor of industrial plastic piping products
  • Represented Vitreo-Retinal Medical Group, Inc. (d/b/a Retinal Consultants Medical Group), Northern California’s premier eye and retinal physician-care practice, in its affiliation with Webster Equity Partners and the formation of Retinal Consultants of America, a practice management organization serving retina providers throughout the United States.
  • Represented a growth equity, healthcare-focused fund EW Healthcare Partners, in its platform investment in Cognate BioServices, Inc., a leading contract development and manufacturing organization in the cellular therapy space*
  • Represented the private equity fund Leeds Equity Partners and its portfolio company, Exterro, Inc., in connection with Exterro’s purchase of Jordan Lawrence Group, a data privacy and cybersecurity compliance consultancy*
  • Represented Concord Music Group in its sale to an affiliate of the State of Michigan Retirement Systems pension fund*

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  • New York State Courts Office for Justice, Certificate of Distinguished Service


  • St. Anthony Trust of Hartford, member, board of directors


Georgetown University Law Center, JD, 2017
Trinity College, BA, 2013

New York