Kelly Bub Smith
Associate General Counsel
Ms. Smith joined B-29 Investments, L.P. (“B-29”) in June 2016. Ms. Smith’s primary responsibilities include providing legal support and counsel to B-29 and its portfolio companies’ management teams.
Prior to joining B-29, Ms. Smith spent four years as an associate at the law firm of Haynes and Boone, LLP in Dallas, Texas where her practice focused on business planning and investment activity matters, with a concentration on the formation and organization of various types of entities, complex partnership and limited liability company agreements, joint ventures, restructurings, real estate transactions, and various other corporate matters. She also regularly advised fund sponsors in connection with the formation and operation of private equity funds and hedge funds.
Ms. Smith earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting summa cum laude from Saint Louis University in 2009. In 2012, Ms. Smith graduated summa cum laude and as the salutatorian of her law school class from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law. During law school, Ms. Smith was a Hatton W. Sumners Scholar and an Articles Editor for the SMU Law Review.
In the community, Ms. Smith is an active member of Texas Wall Street Women and enjoys volunteering with Family Gateway, a shelter for families in Dallas affected by homelessness. She is also a member of the Ursuline Academy Alumnae Association.
In 2016, Ms. Smith was recognized professionally as a “Rising Star” in Texas Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition published by Thomson Reuters.