Lee S. Smith

Lee S. Smith Member

E-mail: lsmith@k-plaw.com
Phone: 617.654.1809
Practice Areas: Real Estate, Municipal, Land Use, Affordable Housing

Attorney Smith assists the firm’s clients in all facets of municipal, real estate, land use, environmental, business and general civil law.  He has more than 20 years of experience counseling clients on general municipal law, complex real estate transactions and development, public procurement, construction law, affordable housing and contracts.

Lee joined the firm after working for 11 years on the redevelopment of the former Fort Devens where he was responsible for counseling his clients on both municipal law functions and real estate development.  He also previously served as Associate Town Counsel in Belmont where he represented the town in a broad range of cases before the District Court, Superior Court, Land Court and Court of Appeals.

Prior Experience

Massachusetts Development Finance Agency (a/k/a MassDevelopment) (2005-2016)

  • Devens Regional Enterprise Zone development
  • Myles Standish Industrial Park redevelopment
  • Brownfields Redevelopment Fund
  • Nashoba Valley Regional Dispatch District (E-911)
  • Devens Household Hazardous Waste Collaborative (Regional HHW disposal)
  • Training and advice in ethics, open meeting laws, public records and public procurement

Morrissey, Hawkins & Lynch (1997-2005)

  • Belmont Town Counsel
  • Transactional Real Estate
  • Civil Litigation

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association
  • Concord Affordable Housing Trust Study Committee – Vice Chair
  • Concord Housing Development Corporation – President and Co-Chair
  • Massachusetts Amateur Sports Foundation / Bay State Games – Member, Board of Directors

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts Bar
  • U.S. District Court (Massachusetts)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit


New England School of Law
Juris Doctor

Clark University
Bachelor of Arts, Government