Kathryn Smyser is a shareholder in the Corporate section of Nathan Sommers Jacobs. Her corporate and finance practice focuses on energy and energy services businesses and transactions, mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, private equity and venture capital investments.
Kathryn is active in the UT Law School Alumni Organization and a member of the UT Law School Parent Leadership Committee.
In the Houston community, she and her husband Craig are longtime supporters of Inprint, Inc., which sponsors programs and activities tied to literary arts in Houston. Kathryn previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Annunciation Orthodox School and of the Friends of Fondren Library at Rice University.
Her “free” time is spent with her family, including her two young grandchildren, and on the tennis courts.
Juris Doctor with honors, University of Texas School of Law, 1980, Texas Law Review
Masters of Arts in History, Harvard University, 1977
Bachelor of Arts in History, Rice University, 1975
Hon. Carolyn Dineen King, US Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit