George Smith's practice focuses on the formation, financing, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures of emerging and established businesses for a broad range of industries, including government contracting, manufacturing, healthcare and technology companies. He counsels many government contractors as to a variety of issues, such as qualification for set aside work, joint ventures, teaming agreements, strategic alliances, contract novation and other government contracting issues. George regularly assists start-up companies and their founders with issues such as the legal structure, venture funding, incentive compensation for key employees, use of equity and synthetic equity compensation, various contractual obligations, and formation and operational issues. Furthermore, he counsels clients regarding tax issues, equity and debt financing, estate planning, healthcare and other related issues.
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- University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 1991
- New York University, LL.M. (Taxation), 1992
- David Lipscomb College, B.S., 1988