H. Daniel Smith - Smith Slusky Law, LLP

H. Daniel Smith

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012

Dan Smith is a partner in Smith Slusky Law who concentrates his practice in the area of commercial real estate and commercial real estate financing, representing lenders, borrowers, landlords, tenants, developers, and investors in all areas and stages of commercial real estate development and financing, representing clients in more than $500,000,000 in real estate transactions per year.


His career-long interest in legal technology has made him a thought leader and frequent lecturer across the United States, having recently presented to the Americal College of Real Estate Lawyers, Microsoft, and the Nevada Bar Association.  He is also a principal in LawPoint365, which partners with Microsoft to bring lawyers to the cloud, and which has deep expertise in cloud based collaboration and document automation.   For these reasons he and the team can deliver innovative client solutions that systematize, automate and streamline transactions.

University of Nebraska at LincolnBA 1974University of Nebraska LincolnJ.D. 1977
Omaha Bar Association Nebraska Bar Association American College of Real Estate Lawyers

Case History

Regional Kansas City Shopping Center Development

Led a $42MM loan facility to major US developer for a Regional Kansas City Shopping Center involving preferred equity from a public pension fund, and a complex loan and security structure.  Loan was structured and re-structured over four years.  Financing required unconventional security structure and instruments because of legal limitations on the public pension.

$28MM Financing Major Metro Area Mixed Use Center

$28MM public private partnership financing of a mixed use center with large multi-family complex attached to a transit center in a major metro area involving complex ground lease financing, public-private partnerships, subordinate debt, and preferred institutional equity.

General Real Estate Financing

Generally $350-$500MM per year in real estate financing in every asset class and 40 states.

Office Location

8712 West Dodge Road, Suite 400
Omaha, NE 68114
United States

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law (Business, Commercial, Tax Certiorari)