J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
M.A., University of Virginia
B.A., Yale University
Robert H. Smith's practice encompasses most facets of real estate, including commercial office, industrial and retail leases; purchase and sale transactions; acquisition, construction, and permanent financing transactions, as well as workouts and restructuring of problem loans. His practice often entails the coordination of teams of Holland & Knight attorneys with diverse experience, including land use, business law, federal and state taxation and litigation, in connection with complex real estate transactions. He is also the author, most recently, of a chapter titled "How Green Leasing Will Come to Pass - And What it will Look Like", in Green Building and Sustainable Development: The Legal Guide, published by the American Bar Association in the fall of 2008. Smith teaches Commercial Real Estate Leasing in the Graduate Program in Real Property Development.