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V. Dawson Kirkland

Attorney
AA Contact Info

Cheryl Baber
Phone: 919.838.2023
cbaber@smithlaw.com 

Overview

Dawson Kirkland works with Smith Anderson’s Corporate practice, where she advises a broad range of business clients on mergers and acquisitions and financial transactions.

Prior to joining Smith Anderson, Dawson practiced corporate law in the New York City office of a global law firm.

NOT ADMITTED TO PRACTICE IN NORTH CAROLINA

  • New York University School of Law
    • Mentor, Women’s Mentorship Program
    • Member, Alumni Association
  • University of Virginia
    • Mentor, Virginia Alumni Mentoring
    • Member, Alumni Association
  • Editor and Academic Events Committee Member, New York University Journal of Law and Business

Experience

Experience

  • Advised the majority owner of a leading provider of retail staffing services in a definitive agreement to sell his interest to the company in a management buyout.
  • Advised a leading pharmaceutical and biotech contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) in a definitive agreement to acquire a preferred provider of cGMP Biostorage and pharma support services for an undisclosed amount.

News & Publications

Bar & Court Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 2018
    • Dean’s Scholarship
  • University of Virginia, B.A. with distinction, 2015

Clerkships

  • Summer Law Clerk to the Honorable Chief Justice Mark Martin, Supreme Court of North Carolina
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