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Startup Grind hosts Adam Smith of Medina Capital
June 17, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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Adam T. Smith, a Partner at Medina Capital, has more than 17 years of experience as a legal executive with expertise in managing global legal affairs, corporate securities, technology contracting, and mergers and acquisitions. Adam is responsible for sourcing potential investment opportunities and providing Medina Capital’s portfolio companies with strategic advice with business development, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, intellectual property protection, contracting, and all legal issues. Prior to joining Media Capital, Adam served as the Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Verizon Terremark.
While at Terremark, Adam was responsible for the global legal affairs including securities regulation, mergers & acquisitions, financings, vendor and customer contracting, intellectual property as well as providing advice to senior management on a wide range of legal issues relating to Terremark’s products and services. Prior to joining Terremark, Adam led the Electronic Commerce & Technology law practice for a Miami based international law firm with a focus on domestic and international corporate transactions, venture capital, and corporate securities for technology clients. Adam began his career in Washington, D.C., where he was responsible for the review of the legal issues surrounding the Internet aspects of the proposed Sprint/WorldCom merger.
Adam also gained federal government experience in internships with the Department of State (U.S. Embassy/Santiago, Chile), the U.S. House of Representatives International Relations Committee, as well as honors legal internships with the Office of the Senior Deputy Counsel for International Affairs & Intelligence at the Department of Defense, and in the Office of the Deputy Attorney General in the Executive Office of National Security at the Department of Justice. He was also an official Observer for the Electoral Observation Mission to Panama for the 1999 local, provincial, and presidential elections in Panama, and the 1998 Presidential election in Venezuela.