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Nov 11, 2022

Duffy, Tommy

Mr. Duffy represents domestic and international clients in a wide variety of corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions and general corporate representation. Prior to joining SGR, Mr. Duffy served as a Summer Associate with the Firm. Mr. Duffy earned his Juris Doctor (J.D.), cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law, where he served on the Georgia Law Review as a Managing Board Symposium Editor and a Member of the Editorial Board. While in law school, he worked as a Legal Research Teaching Assistant for Professor Amy Taylor. He also earned his Bachelor of Business Administration… Read more


Jun 28, 2023

Evans, Zara

Ms. Evans is a UK qualified transaction lawyer providing advice to aircraft leasing companies, airlines and aviation industry participants on all aspects of the buying, selling, leasing and financing of commercial, corporate and private aircraft in a wide range of jurisdictions. Prior to joining SGR she served as a paralegal in the London offices of two other international law firms. Ms. Evans holds a B.A. in English Literature and a Graduate Diploma in Law, as well as a post-graduate certificate in International Business from St. Mary’s University, Twickenham.


Sep 29, 2021

Ferrero, Alessandra

Ms. Ferrero represents domestic and international clients in a wide variety of corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, aviation financing, renewable energy power purchase transactions, health care, and general corporate representation. Her aviation work primarily includes the purchase, sale, leasing, and financing of aircraft and aircraft engines. Ms. Ferrero earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with an honors concentration, Philosophy with an honors concentration, and Religious Studies from the University of Tennessee, where she graduated summa cum laude and as Top Collegiate Scholar (valedictorian) of the College of Arts and Sciences. She wrote her undergraduate thesis… Read more


Jun 13, 2022

Harcombe, Jordan

Jordan A. Harcombe is an Associate in the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP. Ms. Harcombe previously served as a Law Clerk in the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity as well as a Research Assistant and Student Advocate for Florida State University College of Law. During the summer of 2020, she served as a student advocate at Harvard Legal Aid Bureau providing pandemic assistance for indigenous clients. During law school, she also served as a volunteer tax preparer for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program as well as an Article Selection Editor for… Read more


Aug 22, 2022

Harvey, Clayton D.

Clayton D. Harvey is an Associate in the Litigation Practice group of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP. Prior to joining SGR, Mr. Harvey was a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Robert Kirsch in the New Jersey Superior Court. In this role, Mr. Harvey conducted legal research and prepared memoranda regarding the admissibility of evidence, motions to dismiss, motions to withdraw guilty pleas, petitions for post-conviction relief, and expungements. Mr. Harvey received his J.D. from Cornell Law School, where he was an article editor of the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy and competed in multiple moot court and… Read more


Jan 18, 2022

Hazelip, Carlyn (Carly) Elizabeth

Carlyn (Carly) Elizabeth Hazelip is an Associate in the Litigation Practice of Smith Gambrell Russell LLP. Before joining the Firm, Ms. Hazelip was the Assistant State Attorney for the State Attorney’s Office for the Fourth Judicial Circuit. Before that, Ms. Hazelip was a Legal Intern to Judge Gary Flower at the State Attorney’s Office for the Fourth Judicial Circuit. Ms. Hazelip earned her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) at the University of Florida Levin College of Law and her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), cum laude, in English Literature from Florida State University (FSU). While at FSU, Ms. Hazelip was a Phi Eta… Read more


Apr 1, 2022

Herzog, Justin

Justin M. Herzog concentrates his work on civil litigation, including contract disputes, bankruptcy-related litigation, issues involving the Fair Housing Act, and other complex commercial litigation. Mr. Herzog has represented individuals, corporations, municipalities, and other organizations in a wide variety of matters and at all stages of litigation. Mr. Herzog has been recognized as an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers, an award for the top 2% of lawyers in the state who are 40 or younger or who have been practicing less than 10 years. Mr. Herzog earned his J.D.  from Loyola University Chicago where he was a member of the… Read more


Jan 16, 2018

Hewett, Akiyo Inoko

Akiyo is a member of the International Practice Team. She is passionate about serving both domestic and international clients who deal with cross-border transactions. Akiyo’s practice includes corporate formation, corporate governance and compliance, as well as various types of commercial transactions. Before joining SGR, Akiyo worked as a legal translator for the Japan Federation of Bar Associations in addition to a commercial legal translation office located in Tokyo. Her experiences as a translator greatly contributes to her legal practice for international clients. Akiyo earned her undergraduate degree from Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, her J.D. from Keio University Law School,… Read more


Apr 23, 2022

Kalinowski, Richard “Rick” J.

Richard Kalinowski represents design professionals, contractors, real estate owners and real estate developers in complex litigation. Mr. Kalinowski applies the expertise he developed while obtaining undergraduate degrees in civil and architectural engineering to his legal work. Mr. Kalinowski is a former associate of a leading construction and built environment boutique law firm. He also is a former legal intern for the Port Authority of the New York & New Jersey Litigation Department where he worked on a number of matters including complex construction disputes. Before his career pivot from engineering to law, Mr. Kalinowski served as a consultant focusing on… Read more


Oct 6, 2017

Kalkines, Nicole

Nicole Kalkines is an Associate in the Litigation Practice at Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP. Ms. Kalkines represents clients in civil litigation matters in state and federal courts, and her litigation experience includes shareholder disputes, complex contract disputes, defense of actions brought under consumer protection statutes, trust and probate litigation, real property litigation, products liability defense, and employment non-compete disputes. Ms. Kalkines received her B.A. in Political Science, summa cum laude, from the University of North Florida in 2013. She then went on to receive her J.D. at Vanderbilt University Law School in 2017. During law school, Ms. Kalkines served as… Read more