Richard S. Smith, Jr.

Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary
Richard Smith, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary

Richard S. Smith, Jr., an attorney with over three decades of corporate legal experience, has been Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary Since 2012. His areas of responsibility include corporate governance matters; securities law matters; capital market transactions; and mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.

Prior to joining Kaman, Mr. Smith had a 28-year career with Murtha Cullina LLP, where he was a partner and focused his practice on general corporate matters, securities law matters and mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.

Mr. Smith was listed in Best Lawyers in America® for Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Securities/Capital Markets Law from 1999-2012, he was also listed in both the Connecticut and New England Super Lawyers from 2008-2012. Best Lawyers® named him Hartford Lawyer of the Year in 2011 for Mergers & Acquisitions Law and in 2012 for Securities/Capital Markets Law.

He received his Juris Doctor degree in 1984 and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Policy Studies and Economics in 1981 from Duke University.