Elizabeth C. Smith
Elizabeth C. Smith is an associate in the transactional group with Brown, Udell, Pomerantz & Delrahim, Ltd. She joined the firm in 2019. Prior to joining, she was Chief Legal Officer of Vantage, LLC and Vantage Property Management, LLC, and was involved in the development and management of affordable, multi-family housing. Elizabeth concentrates her practice in the areas of real estate, corporate transactions, low income housing tax credits (LIHTC), property management, landlord tenant law, and appellate law. She represents a broad range of business owners and management including privately-held, public companies, and joint ventures. She assists clients with real estate and commercial business ventures including acquisitions and dispositions, financing and lending, development, construction, and commercial leasing.
Elizabeth has extensive appellate experience as a former attorney with the Illinois Office of the State Appellate Defender and has argued before the Illinois Supreme Court and the Illinois First District Court of Appeals. She is admitted to practice before the Illinois Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Elizabeth currently serves as Regional Commissioner for American Youth Soccer Organization Region 210, leading and managing an organization of over 1,000 children and 300 volunteers. She is passionate about serving the youth and families in her community, about affordable housing and development, and about green technology.
Elizabeth is licensed to practice in Illinois. She received a Juris Doctorate degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law – IIT in 1999, where she was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society. She received a BA degree in French and Sociology from Wheaton College in 1996.
- Real Estate Development
- Real Estate Finance & Lending
- Commercial Leasing
- Construction Law
- Corporate and Partnership Law
- Property Management
- Low Income Housing Tax Credits
Bar Admissions & Memberships
- Northern District of Illinois
- Law School: Chicago-Kent College of Law
- Undergraduate: Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois