Rebecca Williams Smith
Senior Managing Director and General Counsel
Rebecca Williams Smith is a Senior Managing Director and the General Counsel for Lone Star, responsible for the legal function of the organization. Ms. Williams Smith has practiced law for 23 years. Ms. Williams Smith previously served as Deputy General Counsel to Lone Star. Prior to joining Lone Star, she worked for Hudson in a variety of capacities including Managing Director, Senior Fund Counsel focused on fund matters, Vice President and Counsel with a focus on European transactions and related matters by certain Lone Star Funds, and assisting with certain regulatory matters. Ms. Williams Smith serves as Chair of Lone Star’s Legal and Compliance Risk Committee and is a member of Lone Star’s Global Risk Committee.
Prior to joining Hudson in 2008, Ms. Williams Smith was a Partner in the Dallas, Texas office of Baker Botts L.L.P., where she advised on various corporate transactions with a particular focus on M&A transactions and public and private equity offerings. Ms. Williams Smith holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a JD from Baylor University.