Florian Stamm, a German native, is a Partner in the Corporate, International and Sustainability Practices of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP.
Mr. Stamm practices corporate and international law with an emphasis on American-European cross-border legal matters. These matters include the acquisition, merger, financing, site selection and economic incentives, corporate governance and shareholder rights, business and family succession, as well as the establishment of subsidiaries in the American market. He serves as U.S. legal counsel to German, Austrian and Swiss companies, including privately held and publicly traded companies in the automotive, industrial, chemical and renewable energy sectors.
Mr. Stamm is a frequent speaker at conferences and events in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on the legal and business regulatory environment of the United States of America.
Mr. Stamm is a member of the Georgia State Bar, the German American Chamber of Commerce and is active in Atlanta’s German-American community. He served on the Executive Committees of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce and the Georgia State Bar Section of International Law.
Mr. Stamm graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Anthropology and Biology, summa cum laude, from Butler University. Mr. Stamm earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Georgia and was named a Dean’s Ambassador. While in law school, he served as the Executive Editor of the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law. As a teaching assistant at the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business, he taught a class entitled, “The Regulatory and Legal Environment of Business.”
Mr. Stamm serves on the International Connection Committee, an effort between Georgia State University and the Atlanta legal and business communities to invite students from former communist countries to attend Georgia State University College of Law for one semester. He also volunteers his time to several charitable causes.
Georgia State Bar, International Law Section, Executive Committee
Swiss American Chamber of Commerce, Executive Committee
German American Chamber of Commerce
“Stuck on the Launchpad: Lucas’ Lack of Influence on Georgia Takings Jurisprudence,” The Georgia League Report, (with Amit Bose).
“A Comparative Study of Monitoring of Management in German and U.S. Corporations After Sarbanes-Oxley: Where are the German Enrons, WorldComs, and Tycos?,” Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law.
“The Connection Between a Property-Based Legal System and National Prosperity: Example From A Divided Germany Reunified,” Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law (with Prof. Dr. O. Lee Reed).