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Updated: August 7, 2020 / 2020 40 Under Forty Honorees

Meghan E. Smith


Meghan E. Smith

Age: 39

Company: Kahan Kerensky Capossela LLP

Title: Partner

No. of years with current company: 5

Town where I live: Ashford

Town where I work: Vernon

College: Gettysburg College

Highest degree: Law degree

Meghan E. Smith was promoted to partner at Kahan Kerensky & Capossela LLP in just under five years. She has worked hard to build her practice in business law and commercial real estate.

Smith has extensive experience handling commercial and residential real estate transactions, commercial and residential landlord tenant matters, business formation and contract drafting, review and negotiation. She negotiates purchases and sales of businesses and assists clients in transitioning businesses to the next generation.

What’s been your biggest professional accomplishment so far in your career?

My biggest professional accomplishment has been making partner at my law firm.

How are you involved in the community?

I am the vice president of the board of directors for the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce and serve on multiple committees. I also serve on the board for the New England Veterans Chamber of Commerce. I also volunteer at my children’s school.

What do you like to do outside of work?

I like to spend time with my husband and two little girls. I also enjoy reading and deer hunting.

How will the coronavirus pandemic change the way you work long term? The coronavirus has caused me to embrace technology. I purchased a webcam and have been conducting client meetings via Zoom, which my clients seem to prefer. I will continue to offer virtual meetings as an option to all of my clients.

Four reasons why you deserve to be a 40 Under Forty:

Recently named a partner at Kahan Kerensky Capossela LLP in just under five years, helping to grow the firm.

Provides pro bono legal assistance to local veterans in need in multiple areas of law.

Serves on the board of directors of four nonprofit organizations.

Has a history of giving back to the community through civic organizations, along with recognition of that through the Statesman Award for extraordinary dedication.

Fun Fact 

I deer hunt with my husband to provide food to feed our family.

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