Ward and Smith, P.A.
As a corporate, securities, and tax attorney, Joe works with emerging companies and private businesses to develop creative legal strategies to address their legal challenges and achieve their business goals. His mission is to ensure that every client, from start-up companies to international corporations, is on the right path to success.
Joe's practice experience encompasses a broad range of business law issues including structuring and negotiating all aspects of corporate mergers, stock and asset acquisitions, corporate restructures, tax matters, and debt and equity financing transactions. Additionally, he assists clients on joint venture arrangements, divestitures, and liquidations of corporate assets, and consolidation transactions.
Joe has worked on a diverse number of deals across the U.S., U.K., Europe, Asia, and Australia, and regularly advises clients in a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, technology, construction, and healthcare.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Joe was a small business owner and serial entrepreneur. He is a Certified Public Accountant.