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Date: April 18, 2018
GSB Newsroom

SEATTLE (April 18, 2018) Garvey Schubert Barer (GSB) today announced that Cameron K. Smith has joined the firm as Principal in the firm’s Seattle office. Smith’s extensive experience as strategic and legal counsel to entrepreneurs, technology and emerging growth companies, publicly traded companies, and investors bolsters as well as complements GSB’s already strong Business & Corporate Finance practice.

Smith’s practice encompasses securities and corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, complex commercial transactions, and general corporate law. His experience ranges from advising startup companies about formation and venture financing to representing public companies with SEC compliance, corporate governance, and other related issues. He is recognized as a trusted advisor who works closely with his clients on developing customized transaction strategies and solutions to address their needs. Smith’s clients span a wide variety of technology and emerging growth sectors including software, wireless hardware and services, e-commerce, online media, SaaS, renewable energy, and biotechnology.

"I am excited to join GSB's Business & Corporate Finance team,” said Smith. “The firm has a long history of supporting the Seattle community and a demonstrated commitment to outstanding client service. GSB's flexible and innovative approach to delivering value and focus on practical and efficient legal services and solutions provides an exceptional platform to service and grow my client base. I look forward to integrating my practice with GSB's Business & Corporate Finance practice and other cross-functional areas of the firm. Our shared strategic vision and values create a complementary service offering that will assist new and existing clients with solving complex legal issues and generating transactional opportunities."

Prior to joining GSB, Smith worked at DLA Piper, where he focused primarily on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and complex commercial transactions. Prior to DLA Piper, Smith spent more than a decade as a Senior Corporate Attorney with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. He also spent time at Deloitte focusing on corporate and partnership tax law.

“Cameron’s experience with both emerging and publicly traded companies is a perfect fit for our corporate finance practice,” said Greg Duff, Firm Chair and Principal of Garvey Schubert Barer. “The breadth and depth of his knowledge coupled with his client-centric approach is what makes him an exceptional business advisor. His arrival not only enhances our practice’s capabilities but also supplements it with his extensive knowledge of advising companies in the startup arena. His decision to join our team reflects the attractiveness of our firm’s unique culture which values diversity, embraces self-determination, and provides our team with the freedom to align their goals and passions with their client portfolio. We are thrilled to have him onboard.”

Smith is an avid skier, hiker, and biker. He received his LL.M. and his J.D. with honors from the University of Washington School of Law, and his B.S. in Economics from Villanova University.

About Garvey Schubert Barer

Since its founding in 1966, GSB has provided results-oriented legal counsel to help clients – from established market leaders, to newly launched enterprises and governmental bodies – solve problems, create new opportunities and mitigate risk. The firm takes a holistic approach to managing clients’ needs, with attorneys who possess deep industry experience and a thorough understanding of current and emerging issues. GSB has offices in Seattle, Portland, Washington, D.C., New York, and Beijing. More information is available on the web at

Media Contact: John Williams for Garvey Schubert Barer, (206) 625-0075 x1

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