As a new year begins, the largest law firm headquartered in the Research Triangle region, Smith Anderson, has named attorneys Peter Bosman and Addie K.S. Ries as the firm’s newest partners.
Peter focuses his practice on domestic and international finance transactions, including acquisition financing, asset-based financing and real estate financing. He has experience in a variety of commercial transactional matters, including secured and unsecured credit facilities, corporate securities, real estate acquisitions, and other debt and equity investments.
Since joining Smith Anderson in 2012, Peter has devoted considerable time to pro bono work in the areas of special education advocacy and representation of non-profit entities and to volunteering in youth athletics. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law and previously worked as a finance associate at an international law firm in Chicago.
A litigation attorney at Smith Anderson since 2003, Addie focuses her practice on representing clients in business-related disputes including breach of contract and tortious interference with contract cases, shareholder disputes, and franchise disputes. She also regularly defends clients in professional malpractice, products liability, and negligence cases involving property damage, catastrophic personal injury, and wrongful death. Addie has represented clients in such matters before state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as the American Arbitration Association. She also regularly counsels clients in anticipating and resolving disputes outside of litigation.
A graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law and member of The Order of the Coif, Addie serves on the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys’ Diversity Committee and the Board of Directors for Children's Flight of Hope.