Sheri L. Berndt-Smith
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Sheri L. Berndt-Smith

Senior Paralegal
berndt.smith.sheri@dorsey.com

Overview

SHERI HELPS CLIENTS ACHIEVE KEY BUSINESS GOALS BY PROVIDING SUPPORT TO DORSEY ATTORNEYS ON A WIDE VARIETY OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND STRATEGIC CORPORATE TRANSACTIONS.

Dorsey attorneys and clients count on Sheri’s detailed and hands-on approach to monitor deadlines, communicate effectively with colleagues in a network of foreign and interstate offices and handle any corporate transaction. With over 15 years of experience, Sheri responds promptly and accurately to client inquiries and ensures that client records and transactions are processed and maintained in the most effective manner.

Sheri also has extensive knowledge and skills to assist clients with mergers and acquisitions, public and private offerings, SEC and state regulatory compliance work, corporate securitization, UCC filings and UCC and litigation searches.

Education & Admissions

University of Washington (B.A., Business Administration, concentration in International Environment and Marketing, 1998)

Edmonds Community College (A.A., Business Administration; Paralegal Certificate, 1997)

Industries & Practices

  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Canada
  • Capital Markets
  • Closely Held Businesses
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Emerging Companies
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
  • Healthcare
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Private Equity
  • Public Finance
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Securitization
  • Sustainability

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • President, Whidbey Island Kennel Club

Accolades

  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society
Sheri L. Berndt-Smith