May 25, 2017

SGR Recognized as a 2017 Am Law 200 Firm for Third Year in a Row

ATLANTA (May 25, 2017) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized by The American Lawyer as a 2017 Am Law 200 firm for the third year in a row. SGR was one of five Atlanta law firms included in the publication’s 2017 “Am Law Second Hundred” list.

Ranked by gross revenue, the Am Law 200 is a diverse group of law firms throughout the country that range in size and geographic diversity. These firms represent clients all over the world and specialize in many different practice areas.

“Our continued presence in the Am Law 200 is a testament to the firm’s growth initiatives, both nationally and internationally,” said Steve Forte, SGR’s chairman and managing partner.

SGR announced significant hires in the Atlanta office in 2016, including former Chief Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court Leah Ward Sears bringing her Appellate Practice and Charles Vorndran, Ph.D. in the Intellectual Property Practice. Then most recently, Kiyo Kojima joined the Corporate Practice and heads the new Japanese Practice. Firm growth into new international markets in the U.K. and Germany and the expansion of the New York office were also announced in early 2017.

For additional information on the Am Law 200, visit www.americanlawyer.com.

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.