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Contact Information


  • Florida State University, J.D., with honors
  • University of Florida, B.S.

Bar and Court Admissions

  • The Florida Bar

John R. Smith Jr.

Of Counsel

Jay practices in the area of securities law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, bankruptcy and general corporate law. His practice focuses on all aspects of federal and state securities law, including debt and equity offerings, 1934 Act reporting and mergers and acquisitions.

He has substantial experience in representing debtors and creditors in corporate reorganizations, debt restructuring and workout transactions and bankruptcy.


Professional Activities

  • American Bankruptcy Institute, member
  • American Bar Association, member
  • Jacksonville Bar Association, member