Bodman PLC is pleased to announce that attorney Alexis A. Smith-Scott has joined the firm as an associate in the Detroit office.
Smith-Scott is a member of Bodman’s Business Practice Group. She represents business clients in connection with M&A and other complex commercial transactions and in general corporate law matters.
Smith-Scott is a 2021 graduate of Wayne State University Law School. She also earned her undergraduate degree from Wayne State.
Before becoming an attorney, Smith-Scott had a varied business career, including co-founding a public relations and marketing firm, serving as vice president of marketing & business development for a marketing and advertising firm, and serving as marketing director for the City of Detroit’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department. She also worked as a court appointed guardianship reviewer for the Oakland County Probate Court.
While in law school, Smith-Scott was active with a number of organizations, including the Student Board of Governors, the Black Law Students Association, the Entrepreneurship & Business Law Society, the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee, the Student Bar Association, and Moot Court. She also founded the pilot “Be the Change” program designed to inspire young people to attend law school and promote positive change in the world.
Smith Scott is an active community volunteer and currently serves as fundraising co-chair with Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy and as a motivational speaker with Matrix Off the Street-For Homeless Teens. She is a member of Jack and Jill of America (Motor City Chapter), the Public Relations Society of America, and the Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce.
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