Clients turn to Airial Smith for representation in a wide range of commercial and residential real estate matters throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C. She helps to protect their investments by drafting contracts and leases that anticipate and guard against potential disputes.
In the landlord-tenant arena, Airial resolves contract disputes involving premises liability, housing discrimination and property contamination. She frequently appears in court to litigate matters which arise out of Common Area Maintenance charges, default in rental payments and exclusive use violations. Clients appreciate that Airial delivers successful outcomes effectively and efficiently, and that she is always available to respond to their questions and concerns.
Prior to joining Shulman Rogers, Airial served as Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Fern Flanagan Saddler in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. She earned her B.S. from the University of Maryland, College Park and her J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law. She is licensed to practice in Maryland and is awaiting admission to practice in D.C.
- American University International Law Review, Editor
- 2019 Peter M. Cicchino Public Service Awards, Exceptional Pro Bono Service Honors Recipient