Kristen Smith Dayley

Partner and Co-Chair, Pro Bono Programs
Corporate & Securities


Seattle, WA

Kristen has more than twenty years of experience as a corporate specialist, trusted business leader, and an AmLaw 100 practitioner. For the last decade, she has served as outside general counsel to dozens of growing companies as a founder of Prism Law Group in Seattle, WA, where she focused on strategic transactions, M&A, procurement, operations, and product counseling. Prior to Prism, Kristen was a VP and AGC of Safeco Corporation, where she led the Strategic Transactions Group, negotiated the company's merger with Liberty Mutual, and oversaw IT contracts, procurement operations, business process outsourcing, and other strategic arrangements. Prior to Safeco, Kristen was a corporate associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.

Areas of Expertise
Outside General Counsel<br/>Strategic Transactions<br/>Mergers and Acquisitions<br/>Procurement; Operations<br/>Product Counseling
Prior Associations
Safeco Corporation (VP / AGC)<br/>Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Harvard Law School<br/>Brigham Young University
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