Kristen Smith is a debt finance partner in the Bay Area office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. She represents private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, public and private companies and lenders in connection with debt financing transactions.
Lightening the Load: Whether the Burden of Proof for Overcoming a Patent’s Presumption of Validity Should be Lowered, 78 Fordham L. Rev. 2615, 2010.
Admissions & Qualifications
- 2012New York
- Fordham University School of LawJ.D.cum laude2011Associate Editor, Fordham Law Review
- Cornell UniversityB.S., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; Engineering Management Minorcum laude2008