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Stressing Independence, Individuality and Integrity
McDowell Rice Smith & Buchanan lawyers are versatile and tenacious advocates. They focus on efficiently solving business and personal problems through skillful negotiation and litigation.
Founded in 1947, the firm has long been known for its expertise in commercial transactions, bankruptcy and financial restructuring, construction and architectural/engineer law, and business representation. The firm represents large regional and national banks, commercial entities, and numerous small, local businesses. McDowell Rice is also well known for its civil trial practice in state and federal courts from coast to coast.
Known in the legal community for their independent and entrepreneurial spirit, the firm's attorneys have a long-standing reputation as one of the select go-to firms for businesses in difficult times.
"We celebrate individuality, we believe in what we do, and we believe we are the best at what we do," says R. Pete Smith, Chairman of the firm.