AA Contact info

Sharon Haselden
Phone: 919.838.2024
Fax: 919.821.6800

Practice Areas

Bar & Court Admissions

  • New York
  • North Carolina


University of North Carolina, J.D., with honors, 2011

Sotheby’s Institute of Art – London, M.A., with merit, 2006

Duke University, B.A., magna cum laude, with distinction, 2005

  • Phi Beta Kappa


  • Summer extern for Senior Judge W. Earl Britt, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
Find Professionals
Photo of Jessica B. West

Jessica B. West

  • 150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 2300
    Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
  • Phone: 919.821.6639
  • Fax: 919.821.6800

Jessica West focuses her practice on diverse corporate and commercial transactional matters, including public and private company debt and equity financings, recapitalizations, and securities offerings, private equity investments and financings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other complex commercial transactions. Jessica also counsels clients on regulatory, company, partnership, commercial, and related matters.

Prior to joining Smith Anderson, Jessica worked as a corporate associate at an international law firm in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Director, Artspace, Inc. (2014-Present)

Honors & Awards

  • Articles Editor, North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation


  • Advised a privately-held food processing technology company in an agreement to sell the assets of its two wholly-owned subsidiaries for $25 million in cash at closing with a $20 million cash earnout
  • Advised a publicly traded health services company in the acquisition of a health services division of a privately held company for $105 million in cash