RALEIGH, N.C. – Smith Anderson is pleased to announce that Jessica West has joined the firm as an associate. Ms. West previously worked at an international law firm and focuses her practice on corporate transactional matters. She received her J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2011 with honors and graduated from Duke University magna cum laude and with Distinction for her undergraduate degree. She also received her M.A. in Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London. Ms. West served as a summer extern for The Honorable W. Earl Britt, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.