Smith Anderson partner, Kerry Shad, was selected to participate on a panel of experienced lawyers at the UNC School of Law 2007 Women in the Legal Profession Symposium held on March 28th. This year's Symposium theme, "Relationships in Action" featured prominent female graduates of the UNC School of Law who hold diverse roles in the private and public sectors. Ms. Shad participated with three other lawyers in the well-attended panel discussion on "Business Acquisition and Client Management."
UNC School of Law hosted the Women in the Legal Profession Symposium to focus on the contributions and needs of women in the legal profession. The interactive panel discussions offered attendees practical information to assist them with personal career development and growth.
With over 15 years of experience, Ms. Shad's practice focuses on representing private employers in connection with all aspects of employment-related litigation and counseling. Ms. Shad also regularly handles complex commercial litigation matters. She has represented clients in state and federal courts throughout North Carolina, as well as in South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida and Illinois.