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Shayne Smith

Shayne Smith

General Counsel

Shayne Smith serves as General Counsel at Acxiom, leading all U.S. and international contract negotiation teams for the company. Since joining Acxiom in 1994, Shayne has been responsible for the negotiation of agreements with clients and partners across all of Acxiom, including supporting operations across APAC, EMEA and the Americas overall.


Shayne supports a wide array of legal aspects, including pending legislation, dispute resolution, compliance, procurement/vendor management, marketing and press material assessments and employment law issues. Shayne also is the executive sponsor for Acxiom Women LEAD, one of Acxiom’s Business Resource Groups.


Shayne brings a wealth of experience supporting numerous acquisitions and dispositions on behalf of the company. Prior to joining Acxiom, Shayne was a trial lawyer at a Little Rock law firm.


A native of Arkansas, Shayne holds an undergraduate degree in communications and a Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Since 2012, he has served on the board of directors for VOCALS, a joint venture of local bar associations providing pro bono legal services to low-income individuals.

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