- Air Transport Industry Group
Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP has one of the longest standing aviation practices in the United States, having specialized in and been widely known for its aviation law expertise since the 1920s.
- Banking/Financial Institutions
In the ever-changing world of financial institutions, it is vital to have the expertise of a knowledgeable legal professional by your side.
- Bankruptcy/Creditors Rights
More than 25 years ago, in response to a growing need by our financial and commercial lending clientele, Smith, Gambrell & Russell commenced the development of a practice area emphasizing bankruptcy and out-of-court workouts.
- Bond and Public Finance Practice
The Bond and Public Finance Practice Group of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP is nationally recognized as bond counsel by The Bond Buyer’s Municipal Marketplace (the “Red Book”) and handles all aspects of bond financing transactions.
- Commercial Lending
The firm has an active practice in all areas of commercial lending and corporate finance, including securitizations, leases, asset-based lending and other transactions.
- Corporate Governance
Smith, Gambrell & Russell LLP has assisted its clients for many years in establishing and maintaining industry-specific compliance and corporate governance programs.
- Corporate Law
The Corporate Practice Group of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP assists businesses in implementing plans for all aspects of their operations and commercial transactions.
- Distressed Debt
In response to a growing need by our financial and commercial lending clientele, SGR developed a practice area emphasizing bankruptcy and out-of-court work-outs.
- Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits
SGR has developed a comprehensive practice in employee benefits and executive compensation, reaching a clientele with the same broad scope and range as that of the Firm as a whole.
- Financing and Commercial Transactions
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.
- Franchise and Distribution Law
Combining a variety of disciplines to provide comprehensive advice and counsel to clients, the Franchise and Distribution Law Group represents companies in a broad range of industries, including start-up companies and established large scale franchisors. With a significant slant towards franchisors and distributors, the Franchise and Distribution Law Group serves as the sole legal counsel for many firms.
Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP’s Business Immigration/Naturalization practice assists employers nationally and internationally with immigration matters.
- Insurance Practice
SGR attorneys have successfully represented a large cross section of the participants in the insurance industry at almost every level.
- Mergers and Acquisitions
The attorneys of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP routinely serve as effective partners in counseling our clients in business acquisitions and dispositions.
- Private Equity/Venture Capital
Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP attorneys have extensive experience representing both investors and issuers of all types in private equity/venture capital transactions.
The Securities Group of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP handles transactions involving securities regulation, including initial and secondary public offerings, private placements, venture capital formation, debt offerings, mergers and other corporate reorganizations, leveraged buyouts, going private transactions and limited partnership syndications.
- Strategic Alliances and Joint Ventures
Strategic alliances and joint ventures in their various forms permeate the business landscape today.
- Sustainability Practice
SGR is proactively leading the Sustainability movement from a legal perspective.