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Levi Smith, JD

Senior Associate





Professional Experience

Levi started his career as a real estate attorney in California and Michigan. For the last 40 years, he has specialized in tenant/buyer representation and has saved his clients more than $42,000,000 through lease negotiations and re-negotiations. He also specializes in office and industrial building sales as well as land and real estate developments.

Select Assignments

  • Consultant and lease negotiation for HAP on relocation of 800 employees (160,000sf)
  • Relocation of Michigan Court of Appeals to Troy, Michigan
  • Relocation of Visiting Nurse Association to Oak Park, Michigan
  • Relocation and Expansion of Harvard Drug Group in Livonia, MI and Indianapolis, IN
  • Sale/purchase of 40 land sites
  • Relocation and Renewal of Dykema Law Firm Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing
  • Sale of Troy Northfield Hilton, Detroit Airport Hilton, Ann Arbor Marriott
  • Sale of the Hecker-Smiley Historic Mansion- Detroit
  • Expansion of Ciena Health Care HQ, Southfield, MI
  • Development – General Partner
    • 85,000 sf office building – Livonia, MI
    • 28,000 sf medical building – Southfield, MI
    • 180 residential condos – Clarkston, MI & Ann Arbor, MI


  • State Bar of Michigan
  • State of California Bar Association
  • Southfield Business Network – Founder/Chairman, 1994 – 2004
  • Oakland County Business Roundtable – 1998 – Present (Chairman 2001-2003) Advisor to County Executive Brooks Patterson
  • Cornerstone Schools – Mentor, 2005 – Present
  • PIAST Institute – Board Member, 2019 – Present
  • Building Beds 4 Kids – Board Member, 2019 – Present
  • Albert Kahn Legacy Foundation – Vice President, 2020 – Present


  • Juris Doctor from Wayne State University Law School
  • Bachelor of Arts from American University
  • Cranbrook School