Evan Smith is a partner in the Boston office of Latham & Watkins. He represents clients on a broad range of corporate matters in life sciences, technology, and other industry sectors.
He focuses his practice on:
- Early-stage company formation and strategy
- Angel and venture capital financings
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Public offerings of securities
- Licensing and other commercial/strategic transactions
- Employment matters
- Securities law compliance
Mr. Smith advises entrepreneurs heading startups and other emerging companies in various stages of growth. He also represents more mature companies in strategic investments, acquisitions, and commercial collaborations.
Mr. Smith has been recognized by The Legal 500 as a Leading Lawyer for Venture Capital and Emerging Companies.
In addition to his client work, Mr. Smith has served as Corporate Department Chair in Latham’s Boston office and has managed the office’s attorney training and career development and paralegal programs. Mr. Smith also served on the editing team for the production of Latham's Emerging Companies Book of Jargon. He is also actively involved in several charitable and church-related activities.