Jeffrey Smith joins Konexo US as Head of Legal Services
Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Smith has joined Konexo US as Head of Legal Services. In this role, Mr. Smith will assist Carmen L. Brun, Head of Konexo US, in developing alternative legal service products; working with clients to implement alternative legal service arrangements, products and secondments; and supervising contract attorneys in document reviews, due diligence, regulatory research projects, financial services investigations and other Konexo projects.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jeff to the Konexo team as we continue to see extraordinarily high demand for alternative legal services in the United States and globally,” said Ms. Brun. “As an experienced corporate attorney with deep in-house experience in leading legal teams and processes, Jeff will provide valuable client perspectives and insights for our Konexo projects.”
With a legal career spanning more than 25 years, Mr. Smith is a seasoned corporate attorney with extensive experience in corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestments, contracting, governance and disputes.
Prior to joining Konexo US, Mr. Smith worked as associate general counsel at a major multinational company in the natural resources space. He also previously worked in different legal roles in the energy industry, including as senior counsel at several major multinationals. Additionally, he served in senior roles at several law firms.
Mr. Smith received his J.D. and B.A. from the University of Virginia.