brian smith


Brian is Co-Founder and Chief Legal Officer, with primary responsibility over all legal aspects of the firm’s operations.

Prior to starting Verogy, Brian spent over four years working for Greenskies Renewable Energy. As one of Greenskies’ first employees, Brian was responsible for reviewing, drafting, and negotiating hundreds of contracts and documents required for the development and operation of over 100MWs of solar energy projects.

Brian helped raise over $450MM for project finance and corporate transactions, and managed ongoing relationships and reporting requirements with financiers. Brian was also a key member of the deal team that successfully completed the sale of Greenskies to Clean Focus Corporation in 2017.

Brian earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina in 2003.  After five years in the workforce, he returned to school to pursue a legal career and graduated with honors from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 2012.

Brian grew up in upstate New York and currently resides in Farmington, Connecticut with his wife, Alexa.  He enjoys snowboarding and is an avid and passionate North Carolina Tar Heels fan.