David C. Smith
David left a successful private practice in 2016 to join Webb Creek as its in-house counsel. At Webb Creek, David manages the company’s relationships with outside counsel, coordinates the company’s in-house legal staff, advises on internal legal and compliance issues, and oversees the crafting of Webb Creek’s real estate offerings.
David’s legal practice started in the areas of real estate, corporate law, and mergers and acquisitions. In 2006, his practice grew to include the formation of real estate focused partnerships and the placement of conservation easements. David has practiced as a member with small regional law firms and later founded his own law firm in Rome, Georgia, in 2008. Additionally, David has served as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Rome and as Rome’s Municipal Court Judge.
David is a 1998 graduate of the University of Georgia’s School of Law. David received a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Stetson University (’92) and a Master’s in Public Administration from Florida State University (’94).