H. Daniel Smith

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.

Practice areas
  • Real estate financing

  • Banking

  • Commercial Real Estate

  • Technology

  • BA University of Nebraska Lincoln 1974

  • JD University Nebraska Lincoln 1977

Professional affiliations
  • Omaha Bar Association

  • Nebraska Bar Association

  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL), fellow

Bar admissions
  • Nebraska State Bar - September 1977

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska - September 1977

  • U.S. Claims Court 1988

  • 8th Circuit Court of Appeals 1998

  • Supreme Court of the United States 1990

Honors and recognitions
  • Fellow - American College of Real Estate Lawyers

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated℠ by Martindale Hubbell®

  • 2015 Best Lawyers in America

Civic and community service
  • Board of Trustees, Goodwill Industries of Omaha

  • Board of Trustees, Lauritzen Botanical Gardens

  • Board of Trustees, Nonprofit Association of the Midlands

  • Board of Trustees, Mid-America Council Boy Scouts of America

  • Board Member, Nebraska Continuing Legal Education

  • Chair - Practice Technology Committee - ACREL

  • Chairman, Metro Operations Committee - Board of Trustees - Mid America Council Boy Scouts

  • Chairman - Crew 2003 - international travel and culture Venture Crew - Boy Scouts

  • 2005 Volunteer of the Year - United Way of the Midlands

  • 2004-2007 - Chairman, Lewis & Clark District (North, Metro and South Omaha) of Mid-America Council Boy Scouts

  • 2001-2004 - Scoutmaster - Troop 42

  • Chapter Board (Trustees), Trinity Episcopal Cathedral 2008-2013


Phone: 402-501-8130


Assistant: Lisa Gonzalez
Phone: 402-501-8131