Kelsey M. Smith

P: 216.348.5453

Kelsey M. Smith is an associate in the Business Department at McDonald Hopkins, where she focuses her practice on business counseling, public law, public finance, and mergers and acquisitions. Kelsey’s experience includes assisting clients through various types of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, contract drafting and negotiation, general corporate counseling, public finance including representing governmental entities in the issuance of bonds for public finance development projects, and preparing ethical opinions for governmental entities. In addition, she also provides research and insight on current state and federal legislation as well as current events relevant to McDonald Hopkins clients.

Kelsey earned her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and she received her B.S. in Homeland Security and Terrorism Studies, magna cum laude, from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.