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Morgan Smith

Morgan Smith

Morgan Smith is an associate in the Corporate Practice Group in the Dallas office of Haynes Boone. Her practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and private equity investments.

During her time at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, Morgan served as Articles Editor of the SMU Law Review Association and worked in the SMU Small Business and Trademark Clinic as an Associate Member of the State Bar of Texas.

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  • Represented Liberty Energy Inc. in its purchase of Siren Energy Companies LLC, a Permian-focused integrated natural gas compression and compressed natural gas delivery business.
  • Represented a private equity buyer in the acquisition of Elevate Credit, Inc. through a cash merger.
  • Represented Wilson Electronics, LLC, a leader in cellular signal repeater technology, in the cross-border acquisition of Zinwave Communications.
  • Represented Trive Capital, LLC in connection with its investment in Kittyhawk, Inc., a leading provider of Hot Isostatic Pressing services for a variety of industries including space, commercial aerospace, defense, and medical applications.
  • Represented Valesco Industries in its investment into North American Kitchen Solutions, Inc.
  • Represented New Dairy Opco LLC d/b/a Borden Dairy Company in its sale of certain assets relating to production facilities in Texas to Hiland Dairy Foods Company, LLC, a distributor and manufacturer of dairy products.
  • North Texas Children’s Choir, board member
  • “Beware of the Drug Detection Dog: The Fourth Amendment, Drug Detection Dogs & State Legalization of Marijuana,” author, SMU Law Review, 2020.

Education

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2021, cum laude; Articles Editor, SMU Law Review Association; Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Society

B.B.A., Music Business and Legal Studies, Belmont University, 2018, magna cum laude

Admissions

Texas

Press Release
Haynes Boone Advises Drug Free Sport International in Successful Sale
February 12, 2024

Haynes and Boone, LLP, successfully advised Drug Free Sport International (“DFSI”), a portfolio company of Valesco Industries, in its sale to CPC, LLC. Valesco bought a controlling interest in DFSI in January 2017 and later merged the company with International Doping Tests & Management (IDTM), based in Stockholm, Sweden, in September 2018. During Valesco's ownership, DFSI and IDTM achieved signi [...]