William K. Smith

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Mr. Smith has more than thirty years' experience advising parties on a variety of real estate and business issues, and brings a low-key, pragmatic and thoughtful approach to preventing and solving the problems those issues can pose. His experience includes advisory support and transactional work in the areas of:

-Business formation, operation and termination

-Real estate acquisition, leasing and disposition

-Real estate and corporate financing, including acquisition, construction, permanent and specialized financial transactions (mezzanine, preferred equity and other subordinated loan structures, sale/leaseback and pooled-lease transactions, line of credit, letter of credit and term loan facilities)

-Multi-lender issues, including loan sales and syndications and intercreditor matters

-Loan workout, modification and enforcement matters

-Ground leasing and ground leasehold financings

Mr. Smith has spoken frequently to bar association, law firm and continuing legal education audiences on financial and real estate issues.

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Real Estate Development & Finance
  • Business & Commercial Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
216-256-6782  Phone
University Attended:
Washington & Lee University, B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Law School Attended:
University of Virginia, J.D., 1978
Year of First Admission:
1978, Georgia; 1981, Ohio
Ohio State Bar Association; Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.
Birth Information:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, February 10, 1953

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Richfield, Ohio

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