Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
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  • B.S., Wake Forest University, 1991, with honors
  • J.D., Wake Forest University, 1994, with honors; Wake Forest Law Review, Notes and Comments Editor
  • North Carolina, 1994
100 North Tryon Street
Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

Skottowe (Skott) W. Smith, Jr.

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Skott Smith brings considerable experience to his clients in the areas of retail, office and mixed-use development, leasing and financing.  In this capacity, Smith assists developers, owners, tenants, lenders, and investors in a variety of transactions:

  • He recently handled the development of a downtown office tower adjacent to and part of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, NC.
  • He has handled the acquisition, financing, development and disposition of numerous large office, retail and residential developments.
  • He recently handled the acquisition of several medical office complexes.
  • He has extensive experience handling complex retail and office lease transactions throughout the United States.
  • He has recently been involved in the acquisition and development of a regional mall.

Of Note

  • Included in Best Lawyers in America for Real Estate Law, 2009-2020
  • Selected for inclusion to the 2009 North Carolina Rising Stars list, which is included in the North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine
  • Selected for inclusion to the North Carolina Super Lawyers list in 2006, 2008, and 2011-2013.  His primary area of practice is Real Estate Law
  • Included in Chambers Partners USA in North Carolina - Real Estate, 2008-2015
  • Selected as a North Carolina Top Rated Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell

Active in the Charlotte community, Mr. Smith is affiliated with:

  • Myers Park Presbyterian Church
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Past Board Member, The Children's Theatre

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association:  Real Property Section
  • Urban Land Institute
  • International Council of Shopping Centers