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Brittany Brent Smith

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Associate
Phone: (865) 546-7311
Fax: (865) 524-1773
Email: bsmith@kmfpc.com




BRITTANY BRENT SMITH
practices in the areas of corporate law and tech transfer and commercialization.

Ms. Smith assists business and corporate clients with a range of business planning and operations services, including establishing, organizing, and maintaining their business entities. Ms. Smith assists non-profit and tax-exempt entities with forming their organizations, and obtaining and maintaining their non-profit and tax-exempt statuses.

Ms. Smith counsels public entities and private companies, senior management, boards of directors, and board committees on a broad range of corporate governance and compliance matters, including governance structure, governance materials, conflicts of interest, and general functioning.  

In the area of technology transfer and commercialization, Ms. Smith provides legal services related to intellectual property licenses and options, material transfer agreements, non-disclosure agreements, as well as spin-offs and other related transactions.

Ms. Smith graduated cum laude from the University of Tennessee College of Law with a Concentration in Business Transactions from UT’s Clayton Center for Entrepreneurial Law. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Smith earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina.

Areas of Practice
    Business and Corporate Law
    Taxation
    Intellectual Property
    Technology Transfer and Commercialization
    Nonprofit and Tax-Exempt Organizations
     
    Education
      University of Tennessee – J.D., 2011
      College of Charleston – B.S., 2007
       
      Bar Admissions
        Tennessee – 2011
          Memberships
            Knoxville Bar Association
            Tennessee Bar Association
            American Bar Association
             
            Publications
              William Mason & Brittany Brent Smith, Agricultural Contract Clauses for Supplying Energy Crops to the Biofuels Industry – Part II, The Primerus Paradigm, Fall 2013
              William Mason & Brittany Brent Smith, Agricultural Contract Clauses for Supplying Energy Crops to the Biofuels Industry, The Primerus Paradigm, Winter 2013.
              Kathy D. Aslinger, William E. Mason & Brittany Brent Smith, A Brighter Line between Governmental and Private Entities: An IRS Project in the Retirement Area, International Society of Primerus Law Firms e-Newsletter (Summer 2012), http://www.primerus.com/business-law-articles/a-brighter-line-between-governmental-and-private-entities-an-irs-project-in-the-retirement-area-08282012.htm.
              Case Synopsis, Williamson County Ready Mix, Inc. v. Pulte Homes Tenn. Ltd. P’Ship, 11 TRANSACTIONS: TENN. J. BUS. L. 1 (2009).



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