Brenda Kay Brown and Heather M. Smith Join Winstead’s Dallas Office

LAWFUEL – The Law Firm Newswire – Texas law firm Winstead PC added two new attorneys last week when Brenda Kay Brown and Heather M. Smith joined the team as of counsel attorneys in Winstead’s Real Estate Banking, Insurance Company and Fund Advisor Practice Group and the Finance & Banking Practice Group, respectively.

Brown assists clients in executing and servicing real estate investments at the project and portfolio levels, developing solutions to increase and maintain yield, and providing risk assessment for problem debt and equity investments. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and U.S. District Courts, Northern District of Texas, and the States of California and Pennsylvania. Brown received her J.D. and her LL.M. from Duke University School of Law and has worked in corporate securities and finance for over 14 years.

Smith counsels clients in single lender and syndicated credit facilities, and she advises financial institutions regarding mergers and acquisitions, and other transactions. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, and the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers. Smith received her J.D. from Tulane University School of Law, graduating magna cum laude. She has published articles in both American Banker and Fort Worth Business Press, and has served in the past as General Counsel to The Woman’s Finance Exchange.

Winstead is among the largest business law firms in Texas. Winstead attorneys and consultants serve as the trusted advisors to mid-market and large businesses, providing a core range of legal services that are critical to their operation and success. From its well-known reputation in real estate and financial services to its corporate and high-stakes litigation practice, Winstead has the power to perform for your business. Winstead has offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, and The Woodlands, Texas; and Washington, D.C. For detailed information about Winstead, visit

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