ATLANTA (March 8, 2017) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce that Managing Partner Stephen Forte has been selected to serve on the Best Lawyers® Advisory Board.
The Best Lawyers Board of Advisors is a group of distinguished legal professionals from the around the world. Almost 400 organizations are currently represented including the world’s leading law firms and Fortune 500 and Global 500 companies. To view the members of the Advisory Board, click here.
Steve Forte is the Managing Partner and Chairman of the Executive Committee of SGR. In this role, he oversees the strategic growth and direction of the firm by cultivating strong relationships with clients and the community. As a leader, Mr. Forte understands the importance of being connected to the business community in order to develop a strategy for the anticipated business needs of the firm’s clients. He has always been active with attorney recruiting and the professional development of young attorneys. With more than 35 years of legal experience, Mr. Forte has maintained an active litigation practice in addition to his leadership responsibilities. He has been recognized in Chambers USA as one of the outstanding commercial litigators in the country and a dynamic trial attorney, noted in the Best Lawyers in America and selected by Georgia Super Lawyers for Commercial Litigation. In addition, Mr. Forte currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and Central Atlanta Progress.
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.