Alexa M. Smith (Ekman)


Alexa M. Smith practices corporate and securities law and focuses on the representation of public and private growth companies. She also advises venture capital and investment banking firms in connection with financings. Her practice covers a broad range of general corporate and transactional matters, including public offerings, venture capital financings, corporate governance matters, and regulatory compliance matters. She counsels companies in diverse industries, including the life sciences, healthcare, technology and energy industries.

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  • Vera Therapeutics – $86 Million Follow-On Offering 

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  • Rani Therapeutics – $73 Million IPO 

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  • Loyola Law School
    JD, Dean’s Honor List, Concentration in Corporate Law with Honors, 2014

  • University of Southern California
    BA, Political Science

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  • American Bar Association

  • Orange County Bar Association

  • San Diego County Bar Association