Jenifer Smith serves as outside corporate counsel to public and private companies, advising them on significant corporate transactions, including cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and private equity and venture capital financings.

Jenifer advises boards of directors and management teams in a wide range of industries over the life cycle of the business, with particular focus on strategic and corporate governance issues, as well as compliance with securities laws and SEC disclosure requirements.

Jenifer is a member of the firm's National Leadership Group of the US Emerging Growth and Venture Capital practice and a member of the investment committee for the DLA Piper Venture Fund.  She is also Co-Hiring Partner for the Austin office.