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Jenny E. Bobbitt

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Jacqueline Williams
Phone: 919.838.2050


Jenny Bobbitt joined Smith Anderson’s Employment, Labor and Human Resources practice group in 2019.  Her practice focuses on counseling clients on employment law issues and the employment aspects of corporate transactions.

Prior to joining Smith Anderson, Jenny was a corporate lawyer in the Louisville office of a regional law firm. Prior to that, Jenny practiced employment law in the Louisville office of a national law firm.

  • Board of Directors, Restorative Justice Louisville (2017–2019)
  • Member, Public Service Committee of Louisville Bar Association (2017-2019)
  • Executive Committee, Young Lawyer’s Division of Kentucky Bar Association (2018-2019)
  • Best Lawyers®, "Ones to Watch," Labor and Employment Law – Management (2022)
  • The National Black Lawyers Top 100, Top 40 Under 40 (2021)
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers, Rising Stars (2020-2021)
  • Kentucky Super Lawyers, Rising Stars (2019)
  • Louisville Bar Association Leadership Academy (2019)
  • Louisville Business First “Young Leaders Award” (2018)
  • Staff Editor, Washington University Jurisprudence Review
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award – UCC Article 2
  • Scholar in Law Award



  • Advised an online gaming company in a definitive agreement to acquire an online 3-D modeling company.
  • Advised a company specializing in video game and software development in an acquisition of a UK-based pioneer in the "kidtech" market.
  • Advised an international research-oriented healthcare group on employment-related matters in its acquisition of worldwide product rights to a rare disease therapy.
  • Advised a global contract research organization and drug development services company in a transaction to acquire a provider of decentralized and traditional clinical trial-related services that included cross-border employment issues for employees and contractors located in various countries in Europe.

  • Advised a contract research organization in a definitive agreement to acquire a specialized contract research organization for the biotechnology industry.

  • Advised a leading provider of patient affordability, access, adherence, and support services on cross-border employment matters related to our client’s acquisition of a healthcare information management software company.

News & Publications

Speaking Engagements


  • Co-Panelist, "Panel Discussion - Hot Topics in Employment Law," Smith Anderson 27th Annual Employment Law Update, Cary, N.C.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • North Carolina
  • Kentucky
  • Western District of Kentucky
  • Eastern District of Kentucky


  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, J.D. with a Certificate in Business Law, 2016
    • Dean’s List
  • Washington University in St. Louis Olin School of Business, M.B.A., 2016
  • Northwestern University, B.A., 2012
    • Dean’s List
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