Smith Anderson Elects Three Attorneys to Firm Partnership

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Smith Anderson, the largest business and litigation law firm headquartered in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina, has elected attorneys Jordan Fieldstein, Casey Vaughn and Philip Romohr as partners in the firm, effective Jan. 1, 2023.

"Jordan, Casey and Philip have contributed so much to our firm, our clients and our community,” said Byron Kirkland, managing partner of Smith Anderson. “We are excited to welcome them to the partnership as they become an even more integral part of Smith Anderson’s future and help continue our tradition of excellence.”

Jordan focuses her practice on transactional tax, private equity and corporate transactional work. She is a key member of the firm’s deal teams, counseling clients on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and financing transactions, and regularly advises clients on a wide range of tax matters. Prior to joining Smith Anderson, Fieldstein practiced in Connecticut, providing tax advice to private investment funds.

Casey is a member of the firm’s Construction and Litigation groups, representing contractors, owners, developers and others in a wide range of disputes and construction related matters. Prior to joining Smith Anderson, Vaughn was an attorney with an international law firm in Dallas, Texas, where he worked on a large spectrum of complex commercial and construction disputes, including domestic and international arbitrations, multi-district class action litigation, regulatory investigations and antitrust disputes.

Philip works with the firm’s Banking and Finance team, with a focus on venture finance. He represents banks and other financial institutions on banking and regulatory matters, loans and finance transactions and general commercial/corporate issues. Prior to joining Smith Anderson, Romohr was vice president, associate general counsel, with Pacific Western Bank, and prior to that, he practiced at an international law firm in Boston.


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