Josh Smith joined McAfee & Taft in 2005 and practices in the areas of commercial transactions, real estate, and corporate law. He has represented clients in mergers and stock and asset acquisitions and sales of all sizes as well as various other transactions, including private equity and venture capital investments, mezzanine finance, real estate transactions, tax credit finance, private securities offerings, commercial lending transactions, and general corporate governance and regulatory compliance matters.
In addition to serving on McAfee & Taft’s board of directors, Josh leads the firm’s Sports Industry Group and previously chaired the Business Transactions and Finance Group.
Josh previously served as an adjunct professor of law teaching Mergers and Acquisitions at the University of Oklahoma College of Law.
His achievements have earned him inclusion in Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Best Lawyers in America (business organizations; corporate governance law; corporate law; mergers and acquisitions law) and Oklahoma Super Lawyers’ list of “Oklahoma Rising Stars,” which recognizes the state’s top up-and-coming attorneys.
Prior to entering law school, Josh was a member of the University of Oklahoma football team, including lettering on the 2000 National Championship team.