Reed Smith recruits head of fintech from Cambridge tech firm
Reed Smith has hired partner Howard Womersley Smith from Cambridge tech law firm Taylor Vinters, where he served as the head of fintech.
Womersley Smith will join the US firm’s London IP, tech, and data practice. His previous experience includes in-house positions at COLT Telecom as well as Standard Chartered Bank, where he served in a global tech leadership position.
Reed Smith’s head of international information technology Cynthia O’Donoghue commented that Womersley Smith’s “great depth of knowledge” will serve the firm’s growing IP practice well.