Industries

SGR’s efforts toward core industries starts with a client-first mentality. Our client profile includes large and mid-sized companies, public and private, domestic and international, in a variety of industries.

Industries of focus include: Aviation, Construction, Energy & Environmental, Entertainment, Art & Sports, Financial Services, Health Care, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Real Estate and Technology.

Air Transport/Aviation

Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP has one of the longest standing and largest aviation legal practices in the United States, well known for its broad industry knowledge and dedicated aviation practitioners.

Construction

The Construction Law Group of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP represents clients in all facets of the industry, including public and private owners, developers, design professionals, engineers, construction managers, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and surety companies.

Energy & Environmental

SGR attorneys have represented clients on environmental issues for over four decades. In 1970, one of our partners was the founding chairman of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia. Since that time, the Firm’s environmental attorneys have been leaders in responding to the expansion of environmental law at the federal, state and local levels.

Entertainment, Art & Sports

The attorneys in the Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP’s Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law practice group have a wealth of experience representing individual artists, writers, actors, producers, managers, agents, sports figures, and other professionals and companies engaged in the music, film, performing and visual arts, literary publishing, and sports industries.

Financial Services

Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP has an active practice in virtually all areas of commercial financing (secured and unsecured) including factoring, asset-based lending, securitizations, capital and operating leases SGR also handles commercial transactions including manufacturing, distribution and sales contracts, letters of credit and bulk transfers.

Health Care

At Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP, our health care attorneys keep pace with and anticipate these changes. We provide both transactional and regulatory representation to health care industry clients, partnering with them to keep them both competitive and compliant.

Hospitality

The Hospitality Services Group of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP includes attorneys from multiple practice areas who have experience with the full-range of business and legal needs of the hospitality industry.

Manufacturing

Drawing upon experienced lawyers in each of our offices and from over 40 practice groups – from corporate and finance issues and economic incentives to employment practices and litigation to environmental compliance and intellectual property protection – we routinely help each of our manufacturing clients address the many legal issues faced by their business.

Real Estate

Serving the Firm’s clients in the real estate industry and also those engaged in real estate transactions incidental to other businesses, the real estate attorneys have a broad base of experience in meeting our clients’ needs relating to acquisitions, investments, development, financing, construction, ownership, management, leasing, timber and dispositions of various types of commercial real estate, and all aspects of residential properties including condominiums and cooperatives, and the conversion process.

Technology

The Technology Practice Group of Smith, Gambrell & Russell assists both providers and users of technology products and services with a wide array of transactional matters and legal issues. These matters and services include cybersecurity and data privacy compliance; technology transactions; social media, ecommerce and online compliance; internet domain issues; and other emerging issues such as open source compliance, block chain technology, drones, and startup company matters.