Edwin Smith is the former co-chair of the firm’s Financial Services Area. Since joining the firm in 1974, he has concentrated his practice in general corporate and commercial law, debt financings, structured financings, workouts, bankruptcies, and international transactions. Having actively participated in the drafting of a number of the recent revisions to the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), Chambers USA, 2005 notes he “probably knows as much about UCC as anybody in the country.”
Prior to being named a partner in 1981, Ed spent three and a half years in the firm’s London office, where he concentrated in international financing and commercial transactions.
He has been a guest speaker for bar and trade organizations including ALI-ABA, the American Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the International Insolvency Institute, the Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys, the Boston Hedge Fund Group, the Commercial Finance Association, the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, the Equipment Leasing Association, the Practicing Law Institute and the Risk Management Association.