University of Wisconsin–Madison

Anne Smith

Clinical Associate Professor of Law

Smith, Anne

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Office: Room LEC, Law School

JD University of Wisconsin 1983


Anne Smith is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School. She is a co-founder and Director of the Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic at the UW Law School. Previously, she was the General Counsel for Winterthur U.S. Holdings, Inc., a U.S. insurance holding company owned by Winterthur Swiss Insurance Company and Credit Suisse; and later became General Counsel for Promega Corporation a global life sciences company. Her practice focused on general corporate law and mergers and acquisitions. Anne is also a co-founder of Madison Seed Accelerator, Inc., and serves as Chairperson of Community Partnerships, a Dane county nonprofit that provides wraparound services to people with mental health issues, and StartingBlock Madison, Inc., a developing entrepreneurial hub.