Construction is now underway on Skyhouse®, a 23-story luxury apartment building that is the first high-rise to be built in downtown Raleigh in more than five years. The developer, Novare Group, turned to Smith Anderson’s Real Estate Development practice to help resolve zoning issues and obtain permits necessary for the project’s construction.
TranS1 Inc. (Nasdaq:TSON), a medical device company focused on designing, developing and marketing products to treat degenerative conditions of the spine affecting the lumbar region, relies on Smith Anderson to serve as lead counsel throughout its acquisition of Baxano, Inc.
For the first time, Smith Anderson has landed on the National Law Journal’s annual NLJ 350 list, which identifies the largest law firms in the United States by number of lawyers. With 122 lawyers, Smith Anderson ranks #333 on the list published June 10, 2013.
We have come a long way since our founding in 1912, but our core principles are unchanging. We are dedicated to furthering our clients’ interests by providing intelligent guidance, strategic counsel, solid advice and excellent results.
We are proud to support more than 75 not-for-profits and associations through sponsorships and volunteer time. To mark the Firm’s centennial, we committed $100,000 to Legal Aid of North Carolina, a statewide nonprofit law firm that provides free legal advice to low-income people.
Our philosophy of putting clients first guides us in everything we do. Our Firm is built on a foundation of longstanding client relationships, and we are proud that our clients look to us as trusted advisers.
Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc., the world’s largest biopharmaceutical services company, calls on Smith Anderson to serve as lead counsel as the company completes its Initial Public Stock Offering (IPO).
Our lawyers and staff are engaged in volunteer efforts throughout the community, including the Habitat of Humanity of Wake County’s Women Build project. A team of our women lawyers recently traded in their books for hammers to construct a home for a hardworking family in need.
"They give us the finest teams, are responsive and staff accordingly. Very thoughtful and pragmatic."
- Client quotation as published in Chambers USA 2013
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