ATLANTA (July 14, 2017) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce that Partner Joyce Klemmer has joined the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section. Ms. Klemmer also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Bar Association Intellectual Property Section.
As one of the 22 sections of the Atlanta Bar Association, the Dispute Resolution Section educates, promotes, and supports a system that provides resolution of disputes outside of the formal judicial system through mediation and arbitration. This provides the means to avoid the cost and delay of litigation, relieving court congestion, providing a more effective or constructive resolution between disputing parties of a legal issue.
A Partner in SGR’s Intellectual Property Practice, Ms. Klemmer specializes in Intellectual Property litigation and protection of trademarks and copyrights. She is a past Chair of the Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of Georgia and recently joined the Board of Directors of the Atlanta International Arbitration Society (AtlAS). Ms. Klemmer is also a member of Rochester Institute of Technology Board of Trustees, International Trademark Association and State Bar of Georgia.
About the Atlanta Bar Association
The Atlanta Bar Association is the largest voluntary bar association in the southeast with a membership of over 6000 members from Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Paulding and Rockdale Counties. Our 6,000 members – including students from area law schools – are as diversified and varied as the activities and programs we offer to them. This includes numerous professional, social, financial, charitable and civic programs and services. For more information, visit www.atlantabar.org.
About Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
SGR is a full service, international law firm that advises regional, national and global businesses on a wide range of legal matters. The firm’s more than 200 attorneys provide legal counsel in more than 45 specialized practice areas, including corporate transactions, litigation, intellectual property, aviation, banking, construction and employment law. Founded in 1893, SGR has offices in Atlanta, Austin, Jacksonville, London, Munich, New York, Southampton, and Washington, D.C.