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Whitney L. Smith is a member of Greenberg Traurig’s Real Estate Practice. Her practice is concentrated on telecommunications, media, and technology, with an emphasis on cloud computing.

Whitney has also represented developers, purchasers, sellers, tenants, and borrowers in a broad range of commercial real estate transactions and disputes. Whitney has represented landlords and tenants in retail, commercial, and industrial leasing transactions; assisted in developing reciprocal easement agreements, covenants, and conditions and restrictions (CCRs) for shopping centers and mixed-use and town center developments; and represented businesses and developers in real estate dispositions and acquisitions, as well as general zoning and planning matters.



  • Part of a team that represented an affiliate of The Carlyle Group in connection with the acquisition of Involta, LLC, a leading regional U.S. data center and hybrid infrastructure company.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Urban Land Institute, 2016-Present


  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
    • Editor, Virginia Journal of International Law
  • M.A., Planning in Civic Urbanism, Rollins College
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Rollins College
  • Virginia
Admitted to practice in Virginia. Not admitted to practice in the District of Columbia. Practice in D.C. supervised by shareholders of the firm admitted to practice in the District of Columbia.