Danielle Smith Kiser
Visiting Professor of Law
276-935-4349, Ext. 1220
JD, Washington & Lee University School of Law (2000)
BA, The College of William and Mary (1994)
Courses Taught: Legal Process I & II
Professor Kiser has been in private practice for twelve years, most recently as Associate General Counsel in the Legal Department of King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in Bristol, Tennessee. Professor Kiser oversaw the company's human pharmaceutical labor and employment matters, was responsible for negotiating and advising on the company's secured financings, and worked on complex transactions such as the $3.6 billion acquisition of King by Pfizer Inc. Prior to joining King Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Professor Kiser was an associate attorney at Penn, Stuart & Eskridge, also in Bristol, Tennessee. Professor Kiser's practice has focused on corporate transactions, real estate, and employment matters. She received her J.D. from Washington & Lee University School of Law.