Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith
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Kevin Smith is an associate in the firm’s Business Law department and a member of its Private Equity group. 

Kevin’s practice focuses on mergers, acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions, and other corporate matters across a broad range of industries. Kevin also advises start-up and later stage companies throughout their corporate life cycle.

Areas of Practice

Professional Activities

Kevin is a member of the Wake Forest University Alumni Council and serves on the council’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee. He is the past president of the Boston chapter of Wake Forest’s alumni club.


Kevin began his legal career at Goodwin in 2018 and, prior to rejoining the firm in 2022, he was an associate in the Corporate, Finance and Investments group at King & Spalding LLP. 

During law school, Kevin was a student attorney in Boston University’s Startup Law Clinic, which counsels MIT and Boston University campus-based entrepreneurs. He also served as an articles editor for the Boston University Journal of Science and Technology Law and as co-president of the Black Law Students Association (BLSA).  

Prior to attending law school, Kevin received his BA in English and Political Science and competed on the varsity men’s track and field team at Wake Forest University.




Boston University School of Law

Bachelor of Arts2012

Wake Forest University



  • Massachusetts

Recognition & Awards

Kevin has been named to the “Top 40 Under 40” by The National Black Lawyers in recognition of his corporate/M&A practice.