I thought her name sounded familiar. She worked for Catellus (the firm of Diane Feinstein's husband's--Richard Blum).
Smalley is currently managing director of Greenbrier Associates, a real estate financial services firm. She was recently a lecturer at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools in 2002 and 2003. Smalley was previously senior vice president and general counsel to Catellus Development Corporation from 1997 to 2001. She was general counsel and an investment manager at Trammell Crow Interests from 1990 to 1996, a partner at the Trammell Crow Group from 1987 to 1990, and general counsel of the Trammell Crow Company from 1984 to 1987. Smalley served as a law clerk to United States Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and Judge John Minor Wisdom of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a fellow with the British-American Project. Smalley earned her bachelor's degree from Rice University and juris doctorate from Harvard Law School. She is a member of the California, Texas, and Arizona State Bars. Smalley, 46, is a resident of Los Angeles and is registered decline-to-state.