Steven M. Hartmann is a Partner in the Litigation Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP. He also serves as Co-General Counsel of the Firm. Mr. Hartmann was previously a Partner with Freeborn & Peters, which combined with SGR in 2023.
For over 35 years Mr. Hartmann has handled and served as lead trial attorney on a variety of complex business and employment litigation matters. He has successfully tried to verdict dozens of jury and non-jury commercial cases in federal and state courts throughout the country, as well as appeals, arbitrations and mediations.
He also counsels company presidents, CFOs and other senior executives with respect to employment agreements, executive comp and separations, and serves as outside general counsel to a number of closely-held businesses.
Illinois State Bar Association
Cook County Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute