O’Melveny Worldwide

Silvia Smith’s practice focuses on representing private equity sponsors, management teams and their portfolio companies, as well as private companies, with respect to mergers and acquisitions (including energy investments and leveraged acquisitions in the upstream and midstream oil and gas sector), joint venture arrangements, recapitalizations, dispositions and other strategic domestic and international transactions. In addition Silvia regularly advises clients on matters of corporate finance and governance.


Bar Admissions

  • Texas


  • Georgetown University, J.D.: Articles Editor, The Georgetown Law Journal
  • University of California at Berkeley, B.A.: magna cum laude

Professional Activities


  • “Liquefied Natural Gas Outlook: Industry Under Pressure,” Law360 (March 8, 2023)