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Chris Smith is a partner in the Real Estate practice.  He has handled developments, financings, investment funds, acquisitions and dispositions on a national and international level, and has experience with every major type of real estate product, ranging from residential developments to office buildings, shopping centers and hotels.  Chris’ 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 foreclosures and bankruptcies. 

Chris represents clients ranging from individuals to international corporate developer, private equity, corporate, family office and financial institution clients including AIG, Shorenstein Properties, Credit Suisse, Fosterlane Realty Inc. and Solow Real Estate Development Corporation.  

Chris is adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law and has been involved in a number of speaking engagements at industry seminars and conferences on various real estate topics including ground leasing, acquisitions and direct investment in real estate.