Womble Carlyle attorney Lindsay Smith has been named the South Carolina State Chair for the American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA).

Smith has been an ACMA Fellow since 2000. He will serve a one-year term as South Carolina State Chair.

Formed in 1974, the ACMA represents more than 400 lawyers in North America who are experts in the mortgage law industry. Members (Fellows) share a commitment to giving back to their industry, improving and reforming laws and procedures affecting real estate secured transactions, and raising the level of professional responsibility of lawyers practicing in this area.

Lindsay Smith has a broad range of experience in commercial real estate transactions, real estate finance, and secured transactions. He represents clients engaged in real estate acquisitions and dispositions, financing, development, and leasing. Smith maintains a balance in his representation of borrowers and lenders, and of landlords and tenants, to insure an active working familiarity with the needs and requirements of all parties to transactions in which he is involved.