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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 Partner at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP. Sandy counsels businesses in all aspects of corporate finance and securities, leading teams of attorneys to help clients plan and efficiently achieve their business objectives. He is a trusted advisor to Fortune 500 companies, middle market growth companies, and equity funds and their portfolio companies. He provides proactive and full-service capabilities for unique business plans and goals. He is known for his depth of business and legal experience as well as taking time to get to know his clients and their objectives.
He is an advisory board member of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, as well as a former Stanford trustee and chair of the Stanford Associates. He is also 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.