Chris M. Smith

Chris Smith has acted for clients ranging from individuals to international corporate developers, has handled developments, financings, investment funds, acquisitions and dispositions on a national and international level, and has dealt with every major type of real estate product, ranging from residential developments to office buildings, shopping centers and hotels. His practice also includes the representation of individuals and institutional clients in leasing, renovation and condominium development of commercial office space and mixed-use products, as well as real estate workouts, foreclosures and bankruptcies. Mr. Smith joined the firm in 1976, became a partner in 1984, served as practice leader of the Real Estate Practice Group from 1994 until 2004 and presently serves in the same capacity.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Real Estate, 2) Investment Funds and 3) State Controlled Companies/Sovereign Wealth Funds
Law School Columbia University School of Law, (J.D., 1976)
Education Rutgers College (B.S., 1973)
Most recent firm Shearman & Sterling LLP
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