Craig B. Smith Esq.

Smith, Katzenstein & Jenkins LLP
Smith, Craig B.

Craig Smith, Of Counsel at Smith, Katzenstein & Jenkins LLP, has over 30 years of experience in Delaware corporation law matters, including mergers, reorganizations, acquisitions, proxy contests, election contests, anti-takeover measures, stockholder voting requirements, legality of charter and bylaw provisions, sale of assets, indemnification, executive compensation, and special committees of the board of directors (including special litigation committees). Mr. Smith's corporate litigation experience includes representation of plaintiffs and defendants in takeover litigation, statutory appraisal proceedings, dissolution proceedings, and derivative and class actions relating to breach of fiduciary duty.

One of the principal draftsmen of the Delaware Revised Uniform Partnership Act, the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act, and the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act, Mr. Smith is a nationally recognized authority in the area of partnership and limited partnership law. His experience includes both the drafting of limited partnership and limited liability company agreements for a variety of limited partnerships and limited liability companies, as well as rendering opinions to partnerships and other law firms on matters of Delaware partnership, limited partnership and limited liability company law.

Mr. Smith earned his B.A from Carleton College and an M.A. and J.D. from Syracuse University.


He is the author of BBNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 78, The Takeover Law of Delaware and a co-author of Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 24-4th, Limited Partnerships: Legal Aspects of Organization, Operation, and Dissolution.