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John F. Sandy Smith

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John F. Sandy Smith

Stanford IRiSS Board Chair
Partner at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP    


Sandy Smith is a Partner in Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton. He was previously a Partner at Womble Carlyle’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group. As a “deal attorney,” Sandy has a diverse national practice managing, negotiating, and completing corporate and financial transactions for both private and public businesses in various industries including technology, manufacturing and distribution, healthcare, staffing, retail and service, hospitality and restaurant, venture/investment and holding companies. Sandy provides proactive and full-service capabilities for unique business plans and goals. He also is active in a number of civic organizations, both in Atlanta and Silicon Valley. His personal interests include golf, music, fly fishing, architecture, and the outdoors.