David W. Smith
As counsel to several of the nation’s leading healthcare companies, David Smith’s primary focus is commercial leasing in the healthcare industry.
With a deep understanding of the unique regulatory overlay involved in healthcare real estate transactions, David helps clients find solutions that are both economically advantageous and regulatory compliant. His practice includes:
- Healthcare Real Estate – Representing hospitals, surgery centers, physician groups, behavioral health facilities, individual physicians and other providers of healthcare services in connection with leasing and other real estate matters throughout the United States.
- Commercial Real Estate – Representing clients in a variety of industries in the leasing, acquisition, disposition and ownership of commercial properties including retail properties, restaurants, office buildings and solar farms.
In addition to advising clients on the real estate matters, he also works closely with the Corporate & Securities Practice Group and the Healthcare Law Practice Group on coordination of real estate diligence for large corporate mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to joining the firm, David was a middle school teacher and Teach for America corps member. He has continued to support public education through his involvement with the PENCIL Partnership. He is also active in the firm’s diversity efforts and currently serves as the leader of the firm’s PRIDE affinity group.
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