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Overview

Overview

Amee Smith is an attorney in our Emerging & Growth Business, Finance, and Mergers & Acquisitions practice groups. She advises and counsels entrepreneurs and businesses of diverse industries from inception through all stages of their life cycle. She concentrates her practice on general corporate legal matters, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing matters, and startup and emerging company matters, including entity formation, employee incentive plans, and venture financing.

Prior to joining Jaffe, Amee served as an associate at Sidley Austin, LLP in Chicago, where she represented corporate clients, equity sponsors, finance companies, and commercial and investment banks in connection with a wide variety of debt facilities, including cash-flow and asset-based loans, cross-border and multicurrency facilities, acquisition financings, and debtor-in-possession financings and restructurings.

Education & Admissions

Education & Admissions

Education

  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
    J.D., magna cum laude
    Order of the Coif
  • University of Michigan Ross School of Business
    B.A., High distinction 

Bar Admission

  • Michigan
  • Illinois

Affiliations

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • American Bar Association