Nicholas C. Rueter is a Partner in the Corporate Practice in the Atlanta office of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP.
He represents domestic and international clients in a variety of corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, venture capital and private equity transactions, emerging company issues, fund formations, private placements and franchise law.
In addition to his transactional work, Mr. Rueter routinely serves as a general business and legal advisor to his clients, counseling on matters such as corporate governance, executive compensation, employment disputes, regulatory compliance and commercial contracts, coordinating, where appropriate, with other attorneys within the firm.
Mr. Rueter is involved with numerous community and business organizations, including the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), Technology Association of Georgia and the Southeastern Franchise Forum. He is a regular volunteer with the Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta and serves as outside general counsel to the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership. Mr. Rueter is a member of the Advisory Board of ArtsATL, a non-profit organization promoting a healthy and vibrant arts community in metro Atlanta, and serves on the Membership Committee of Ansley Golf Club.