Indianapolis’ Krieg DeVault boosts real estate practice

Indianapolis-based law firm Krieg DeVault has bolstered its real estate and environmental practice with the addition of commercial real estate attorneys Donald Smith and Stephanie Truchan, both previously with the firm of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC.

Smith, who joins the firm as partner, and Truchan, who joins as associates, will work to grow one of the firm’s most prominent practices.

Smith brings 17 years of commercial real estate and lending experience to the firm. He represents tenants and landlords in commercial leasing transactions and litigation. He also represents lenders on construction and permanent real estate financing and commercial lending.

Truchan brings a background in urban planning to her new position. She assists real estate developers with stakeholder engagement strategies and has experience advocating before planning boards and other government bodies.