Aug 23, 2017

Dave Moore Presents at the Georgia Environmental Law Conference on August 23-25

Dave Moore will be speaking on the Clean Water Act NPDES permitting over the three-day event. GEC will host an elite group of environmental professionals seeking to exchange knowledge and share ideas around environmental concerns in Georgia and across the Southeast region. The curriculum, designed and developed by our 50-member Steering Committee, offers more than… Read more



Sep 12, 2017

Site Selection and FCA Seminar

SGR attorneys Florian Stamm, Benjamin Brooks, and Parker Sanders present a brief seminar designed to address issues surrounding the site selection process, what you need to know before it’s too late. Topics will include: Site Selection Criteria Legal Pitfalls Incentives and Performance Standards International Issues Register Here Date & Time: Tuesday, September 12th Time: TBD… Read more


Sep 19, 2017

Balancing the Scales Screening: Documentary Of Women Attorneys & Equality

Based on interviews conducted over two decades, Balancing the Scales by Sharon Rowen is an insightful look at the story of women lawyers in America.  The interviewees include a broad array of lawyers and judges across five generations, including SGR’s former Georgia Supreme Court Justice Leah Ward Sears, along with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg,… Read more


Oct 12, 2017

The 13th Annual Southeastern M&A/Private Equity Forum

SGR is proud to be a sponsor of the 13th Annual Southeast M&A/Private Equity Forum. Date & Time: Thursday, October 12th, 2017 Time: 8:00 am- 5:15 pm Location: The Ballroom at TWELVE Hotel Atlantic Station 361 17th St NW Atlanta, GA 30363


Oct 12, 2017

SGR’s Annual Dublin Aviation Summit

SGR is hosting its annual Aviation Summit in Dublin, Ireland. Date & Time: Thursday, October 12th, 2017 Time: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm Location: The Spencer Hotel Dublin, Ireland Reception to follow at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre


Aug 10, 2017

Tulane Law School Alumni Summer in the City

Please join Dean David Meyer, current students and fellow Tulane Law alumni for a reception. Register Here Date & Time: Thursday August 10th, 2017 Time: 6:30-8:30 pm Location: Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP 1230 Peachtree Street Promenade, Suite 3100 *Building and parking deck located on 15th Street. See driving directions. RSVP by August 4th to… Read more


Aug 9, 2017

Promoting Public Access and Transparency in Georgia’s Judicial Branch

A  panel of Georgia Judges will gather after the Judicial Council meeting on August 9 at 1 pm to discuss “Promoting Public Access and Transparency in Georgia’s Judicial Branch #Engage.” The panel will be moderated by Jane Hansen, Public Information Officer, Supreme Court of Georgia. Panelists include former Chief Justice Leah Sears (retired), Judge Stephen… Read more


Jul 13, 2017

Israel’s Industries and Innovation

Uriel Lynn, President, and Dan Carmeli, CEO, of The Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce will be speaking about what the FICC does as well as the Israeli culture of innovation in industries. Register Here Date & Time: Thursday July 13th, 2017 Time: 5:30-7:30 pm Location: Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP 1230 Peachtree Street Promenade,… Read more


Jun 28, 2017

World Affairs Council of Atlanta Presents: “Cuba: Back to Square One?”

SGR is hosting a reception and briefing called Cuba: Back to Square One? put on by the World Affairs Council of Atlanta. This event will detail the new Cuba travel regulations imposed by the White House. Date & Time: Wednesday, June 28th 6:30 pm- 8:15 pm Location: Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP 1230 Peachtree Street Promenade, Suite 3100


Jun 27, 2017

Global Atlanta’s Latin American Crossroads: Colombia: Peace, Progress, Prosperity

SGR hosts Global Atlanta’s Latin American Crossroads: Colombia: Peace, Progress, Prosperity. This is the first of a series of events highlighting Atlanta’s connections in the region and aspirations a as a hub for the hemisphere. Date & Time: Tuesday, June 27th 4:30 pm- 6:30 pm Location: Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP 1230 Peachtree Street Promenade, Suite 3100


Jun 24, 2017

Atlanta Habitat for Humanity Buildable Hours Day

Smith, Gambrell & Russell will be putting on their hard hats to work alongside Warren Averett for the Atlanta Habitat for Humanity Buildable Hours Day on June 24th. SGR is proud to help build a house for Ms. Whitaker. Homebuyer Profile: Ms. Whitaker is a family advocate for a non-profit where she focuses on single mothers,… Read more


Jun 11, 2017

Rotary International Convention Reception

SGR is hosting a reception for the Rotary International Convention. It will be held in the lobby on the 31st floor. Date & Time: Sunday, June 11th 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm Location: Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP 1230 Peachtree Street Promenade, Suite 3100


Jun 9, 2017

Atlanta International Arbitration Society Plenary Meeting & CLE Program

SGR will be hosting the Atlanta International Arbitration Society for their Plenary Meeting as well as a continuing legal education (CLE) seminar entitled “Ethics and Current Issues in International Commercial Arbitration.” Date & Time: Friday, June 9th 12:00 pm- 2:30 pm Location: Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP 1230 Peachtree Street Promenade, Suite 3100 A conference call… Read more


Jun 1, 2017

Current Governance Issues in Cooperatives & Condominiums

Register Here Now is the time to register for Current Governance Issues in Cooperatives & Condominiums. At this program, sponsored by the New York City Bar’s Committee on Cooperative & Condominium Law, you will learn from an experienced panel about: Expense Allocation Issues in Mixed-Use Condominiums Employment Related Issues in Co-ops and Condominiums Hear from… Read more



May 16, 2017

Workplace 2017: New York

Workplace 2017: Effective Tools for Managing Labor & Employment Law Issues If you deal with employment issues, answer human resources questions or manage personnel matters, this complimentary, half-day seminar is for you. Please join us on May 16th to learn more about the ever-changing laws governing your workplace. Register Here DATE Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 … Read more


May 4, 2017

Workplace 2017: Atlanta

Workplace 2017: Effective Tools for Managing Labor & Employment Law Issues If you deal with employment issues, answer human resources questions or manage personnel matters, this complimentary, half-day seminar is for you. Please join us on May 4th to learn more about the ever-changing laws governing your workplace. Register Here DATE Thursday, May 4, 2017 … Read more


May 3, 2017

Workplace 2017: Jacksonville

Workplace 2017: Effective Tools for Managing Labor & Employment Law Issues If you deal with employment issues, answer human resources questions or manage personnel matters, this complimentary, half-day seminar is for you. Please join us on May 3rd to learn more about the ever-changing laws governing your workplace. Register Here DATE Wednesday, May 3, 2017 … Read more




Mar 5, 2017

ISTAT Conference Dinners

SGR’s Air Transport Group will be hosting two dinners at the ISTAT Conference in San Diego, California on March 5th and 6th. Please contact Jaleesa Smith, jsmith@sgrlaw.com, for more information.


Mar 2, 2017

Hot Topics Affecting Cooperatives & Condominiums 2017

This twice yearly program is essential for those who practice coop and condo law and for those attorneys who sit on boards. The panel will discuss timely topics including an update of the most recent case law. Michael Manzi will be presenting on “Case Law Update: Cooperatives and Condominiums”. Location: New York City Bar Association 42… Read more



Oct 19, 2016

Webinar: Thinking About Your Appeal Before You Try Your Case

Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP invites you to a complimentary webinar: Join Ed Wasmuth as he discusses the right time to think about an appeal and sound trial preparation which includes anticipating appellate issues and planning to make the proper motion, objection or record to ensure that an appellate court will review that alleged error. Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:30… Read more


Oct 14, 2016

Choosing our Energy Future II

A Town Hall Discussion of Regulatory Scenarios and No-Regrets Strategies for Georgia Steve O’Day will be a presenting speaker at “Choosing Our Energy Future II”, sponsored by the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance, on October 14.  Steve will discuss potential scenarios for federal and state regulations applicable to energy production, in light of the Supreme Court’s stay… Read more


Oct 13, 2016

HERstory

A cocktail event celebrating American Business Women’s Day — Atlanta Featuring tours of the home and museum of famed Atlanta author, Margaret Mitchell October 13, 2016 / 6:00 PM Cocktails Margaret Mitchell House and Museum 990 Peachtree Street RSVP to events@sgrlaw.com    


Sep 22, 2016

Pearls of Wisdom

Celebrating American Business Women’s Day — New York Featuring Stacey Lowenthal of Piranesi Jewelers, we’ll be showcasing exquisite pieces from Piranesi Jewelers and discussing the art and value of collecting gems and jewels. Our experts will offer sage advice about the importance of Estate Planning and other tips on how to protect your valuables. September… Read more


Sep 29, 2016

Not Your Mother’s Workplace

Celebrating American Business Women’s Day — Jacksonville A frank conversation about stress featuring Dr. Sharon Berquist September 29, 2016 4:00 PM Workshop 5:30 PM Cocktails 50 N. Laura Street, Suite 2600 Jacksonville, FL  


Oct 05, 2016

12th Annual Southeastern M&A/Private Equity Forum

SGR’s John Spillman will be a panelist on From Growing Pains to Growing Gains: Exploring Key Cases in Mid-Market Success at 11″30 am at the 12th Annual Southeastern M&A/Private Equity Forum. The Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute is pleased to present the 12th Annual Southeastern M&A/Private Equity Forum in Atlanta, GA on October 5, 2016. The premier professional education and networking… Read more


Sep 15, 2016

Law School for the CFO

SGR will be hosting The CFO Leadership Council for one of their most popular programs nationwide! The team will discuss major topics that CFOs and senior financial professionals deal with on a day-to-day basis including employment law, social media policies and employee issues, and cyber security.     The program provides practical advice with trends/updates… Read more


Jul 23, 2016

SGR Webinar: Understanding The New Tax Rules that Will Change Every LLC and Partnership

Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP invites you to a complimentary webinar: “Understanding the New Tax Rules That Will Change Every LLC and Partnership” Join Joe Mandarino,  Steve Richman and A.J. Rollins as they discuss the following changes:  The new rules that will change the way partnerships and LLCs are taxed,  What other people are doing in advance of these changes, and  Sample language for… Read more


Jun 03, 2016

NY CLE: Current Governance Issues in Cooperatives & Condominiums

This updated annual seminar is intended for attorneys who represent cooperatives and condominiums and, in particular, those who serve as directors on cooperative and condominium boards. Presentations will be provided on important topics relating to current governance issues.  Thursday, June 2, 2016 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. New York City Bar 42 West 44th St… Read more


May 20, 2016

IP Considerations – Atlanta Technology Angels May Event

Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP and Atlanta Technology Angels invite you to the May ATA education event “Intellectual Property Considerations for Investing in Early-Stage Companies” Thursday, May 19, 2016 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Promenade Building, 31st Floor Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP 1230 Peachtree Street, NE Atlanta, GA Whether you are an angel investor or entrepreneur, intellectual property issues… Read more


Apr 05, 2016

Venezuela: A Crisis At Our Doorstep

SGR is supporting the World Affairs Council of Atlanta in hosting An Evening Briefing with Ambassador Roger Noriega Visiting Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; Former Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs In discussion with Ambassador Charles Shapiro Time: Tuesday April 5, 2016  


Apr 27, 2016

Workplace 2016 – Jacksonville

If you deal with employment issues, answer human resources questions or manage personnel matters, this complimentary, half-day seminar is for you. Please join us on April 27th to learn more about the ever-changing laws governing your workplace. [DATE]  Wednesday, April 27, 2016  Jacksonville Marriott 4670 Salisbury Road Jacksonville, FL 32256 | 904-296-2222 [TIME]   8:00-8:30 a.m…. Read more


May 11, 2016

Workplace 2016 – New York

If you deal with employment issues, answer human resources questions or manage personnel matters, this complimentary, half-day seminar is for you. Please join us on April 30th to learn more about the ever-changing laws governing your workplace. [DATE]  Wednesday, May 11, 2016  Kitano Hotel 66 Park Avenue E 38th Street New York, NY 10016 |212-885-7000 [TIME]… Read more


May 03, 2016

Workplace 2016 – Atlanta

If you deal with employment issues, answer human resources questions or manage personnel matters, this complimentary, half-day seminar is for you. Please join us on May 3 to learn more about the ever-changing laws governing your workplace. [DATE]  Tuesday, May 3, 2016 Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center 246 Perimeter Center Parkway Atlanta, GA 30346 | 770-394-6500 [TIME]… Read more


Mar 12, 2016

New York City Bar Association’s Employment Law Institute

New York City Bar Association’s Employment Law Institute Friday, March 11, 2016 Time: 8:15 am – 5:40 pm SGR’s Peter Goodman will be on a panel discussion for “Prosecuting & Defending Wage & Hour Cases” from 3:00 to 4:15 pm.


Mar 09, 2016

CLE on Professionalism and its Demands on In House Counsel

Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP  invites you to a CLE seminar Professionalism and Its Demands on In-House Counsel” Professor Timothy Terrell will discuss professional values for outside and in-house counsel and the challenge of professionalism. His presentation will also address: Professionalism and Tradition Professionalism and “Legal Health” The fundamental values inherent in professionalism The unique content… Read more


Mar 02, 2016

The Risks and Rewards of Crowdfunding

Creative Financing for the Creative World:  The New Crowdfunding Regulations What is different about the new Crowdfunding Regulations? What do they permit that was not permitted before? What federal and state tax incentives are available to producers and how do they work? What other financing options are available today for producing creative works? The federal… Read more


Mar 23, 2016

15th Annual Georgia Water Law & Regulation

As it has been for the last decade, water continues to be the number one environmental issue in the State of Georgia. Whether the discussion involves water quality or water quantity, regulators, developers, legislators, county officials, and non-governmental organizations face a tough challenge—how to maintain and preserve the State’s unique water resources while still fostering… Read more


Feb 12, 2016

Doing Business in the United States

Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP &  French American Chamber of Commerce & German American Chamber of Commerce invites you to a panel discussion and cocktail reception: Doing Business in the United States  The seminar will have a panel discussion that addresses immigration and employment law issues related to doing business in the United States.  Thursday, February 11, 2016 Panel: 4:00… Read more


Dec 03, 2015

Webinar: You’ve Got Mail: Tips for Smart, Effective Electronic Communications

Webinar: You’ve Got Mail: Tips for Smart, Effective Electronic Communications Dana Richens, partner at SGR, will address email and other electronic communications in the business setting. We will look at best practices from a legal perspective for writing, disseminating and retaining emails. We will also offer tips on sending effective, professional emails for maximum impact.  Thursday, December 3, 2015… Read more


Nov 18, 2015

‘Tis the Season – How to Avoid the Dangers of Office Parties and Gifts

‘Tis the season for celebration. For employers, that may mean hosting an annual holiday party, catering an office luncheon, or handing out those illustrious year-end bonuses.  Join Patricia Hill and Matthew Clarke  as they discuss how to avoid FLSA litigation, the wrath of the NLRB because of your response to employees’ social media posting and office scandal this holiday… Read more


Nov 13, 2015

2015 Legislative Roundtable on Cybersecurity, Drones and the Naked Entrepreneur

TAG Legislative Roundtable is an annual event focused on bringing legislators, researchers, and industry representatives together to discuss emerging science and technology policy issues in Georgia. The event is hosted by TAG and aims to match political, academic, and industry expertise in a venue that fosters development of relationships and understanding of Georgia’s policies surrounding… Read more


Nov 11, 2015

The Art of Pleading: Tactics, Techniques, and Strategies

Pleadings begin every lawsuit. But skillfully drafted pleadings are filed only in a handful of cases. In this new program, a panel of experienced practitioners, along with a New York state judge and a federal court judge will provide views from the bench and give practice pointers on what techniques work and which do not…. Read more


Oct 22, 2015

Atlanta Hydrail Technology Forum

This informative seminar will  familiarize the Atlanta public, media, government and business communities with hydrail, as well as highlight the economic and environmental progress gained by German-American cooperation.  Featured speaker: Dr. Andreas Hoffrichter, University of Warwick Also on the panel: Stan Thompson, Mooresville Hydrail Initiative Peter Crofton, Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP Also invited, Brad Read of California TIG/m Modern Street Railways  October 21, 2015 12:00… Read more


Dec 16, 2015

“The Art of the High Profile Deal” Part 4 of the Conexx: America Israel Business Connector Four-part Speaker Series

The Professional Connector of Conexx: the America Israel Business Connector, will be organizing a four-part speaker series in Atlanta that will feature exciting topics and speakers. The programming will address issues including how Americans and Israelis conduct business, key considerations for Israeli companies coming to America, new business models for Israeli startups, and the intricacies of… Read more


Nov 11, 2015

“Israeli Startups: New Business Models” Part 3 of the Conexx: America Israel Business Connector Four-part Speaker Series

The Professional Connector of Conexx: the America Israel Business Connector, will be organizing a four-part speaker series in Atlanta that will feature exciting topics and speakers. The programming will address issues including how Americans and Israelis conduct business, key considerations for Israeli companies coming to America, new business models for Israeli startups, and the intricacies of… Read more


Oct 28, 2015

“Coming to America:Key Considerations for Israeli Companies” Part 2 of the Conexx: America Israel Business Connector Four-part Speaker Series

The Professional Connector of Conexx: the America Israel Business Connector, will be organizing a four-part speaker series in Atlanta that will feature exciting topics and speakers. The programming will address issues including how Americans and Israelis conduct business, key considerations for Israeli companies coming to America, new business models for Israeli startups, and the intricacies of… Read more


Sep 30, 2015

“How do Americans and Israelis Conduct Business” Part 1 of the Conexx: America Israel Business Connector Four-part Speaker Series

The Professional Connector of Conexx: the America Israel Business Connector, will be organizing a four-part speaker series in Atlanta that will feature exciting topics and speakers. The programming will address issues including how Americans and Israelis conduct business, key considerations for Israeli companies coming to America, new business models for Israeli startups, and the intricacies of… Read more



Oct 15, 2015

Employer Wellness Plan Check-up: Design and Compliance

Midsouth Benefits and Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP  invite you to a complimentary webinar:  “Employer Wellness Plan Check-up: Design and Compliance “  October 14, 2015 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST    To access this webinar, please click here.   For questions, please call 404-815-3633 


Sep 10, 2015

Southern Solar Summit: The Solar Market is Red Hot and Rocking the South

SGR’s Steve O’Day will be a speaker at the 7th Annual Southern Solar Summit on Thursday, September 10, 2015.  The Summit will explore financial options for solar projects, operations and maintenance for utility scale solar, and the increasing popularity of community solar. O’Day will speak about the Georgia Solar Energy Free-Market Financing Act (HB57) and will… Read more