Nov 10, 2017

Brock, J. Alexander

Mr. Brock’s practice includes all aspects of land use and zoning law including re-zonings, variances, special or conditional use permits, special exceptions, subdivision approvals and all other permitting.   Mr. Brock has extensive experience in representing primarily developers and property owners in guiding projects through the various administrative land use and zoning processes.  His experience covers a broad range of residential, commercial, industrial and mixed use projects. Prior to joining SGR, Mr. Brock worked as a civil engineer for several local engineering firms engaged in the civil design, hydrology design, and regulatory permitting of commercial, industrial and institutional projects throughout the… Read more

Sep 24, 2019

Buice, Amy E.

Amy E. Buice is in the firm’s antitrust and commercial litigation sections. She offers extensive antitrust experience, such as civil and criminal matters around the country, including multi-level class actions, direct-action/opt-out actions, investigations by the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission, and advising clients on antitrust-compliance and monitoring policies and everyday antitrust issues. She has assisted dynamic clients with antitrust matters, such as manufacturers, food producers, non-profits, and trade associations. As a commercial litigator, she has worked on matters involving business torts, fraud, contracts, and product liability issues. She is a proud… Read more

Sep 10, 2019

Cunningham, Tyler T.

Mr. Cunningham’s practice focuses on a variety of commercial real estate transactions including real estate purchase and sale, financing, leasing, and timber transactions. Mr. Cunningham received his B.S., magna cum laude, in Political Science with minors in History and Economics from Florida State University. He earned his J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law where he completed research for Professor Tanya Marsh for the Restatement of the Law Fourth, Property, Titles and Transfers of Ownership section.

Jun 17, 2019

Manley, V. Morgan

Ms. Manley joined the New York office as an associate in June, 2019. Her practice involves complex commercial litigation and she has extensive experience in both New York and New Jersey state and federal courts. As the New York associate member of SGR’s Pro Bono Committee, Ms. Manley has assisted in expanding the firm’s outreach and services to low-income clients. She has focused her own pro-bono practice on assisting low-income artists and art-related groups. During the three years prior to joining SGR, Ms. Manley was a Commercial Division Law Clerk to the Honorable Marcy S. Friedman in the Supreme Court… Read more

Apr 8, 2022

Obande, Jacob O.

Mr. Obande services clients in various areas of transactional law, energy law, and construction law. His practice includes counseling owners, developers, contractors, and subcontractors through the various stages of transaction and project life-cycles, including the initiation, planning, execution, controlling, and closing stages. Mr. Obande assists his clients with negotiating various transactions, including commercial contracts, and counsels clients on project risks, claims, and disputes. His transactions and claims experience includes a wide range of projects in energy and construction, including renewable energy (solar, wind, hydrogen, and battery energy storage systems (“BESS”), nuclear, heavy civils, pipe construction, and manufacturing and industrials (pulp… Read more

Aug 1, 2022

Patterson, Gemma

Gemma Patterson is a Senior Associate in the Corporate Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP and a member of the Firm’s Global Transport Practice. Ms. Patterson has more than a decade of experience working on a wide range of cross-border asset, project and corporate finance transactions, involving export credit agency-supported financing, commercial debt financing, operating, finance and tax-based lease structures, restructurings, re-financings, and sales and purchases. Prior to joining SGR, she worked in the London, Paris, and Tokyo offices of other international law firms and completed a secondment to the Marine and Aerospace Finance Department of Japan Bank for… Read more

Sep 13, 2023

Thomasen, Rachel

Rachel has extensive experience acting for lessors and financiers (debt and equity) on cross-border asset finance and leasing transactions, including full and limited recourse operating lease financings, export credit financings, portfolio acquisitions, sale and leaseback transactions, tax leases, finance leases, operating leases, restructurings and aircraft repossession. Prior to joining SGR, she served as a Senior Associate at Clifford Chance, working out of the London and Hong Kong offices. Previous to that, Rachel practiced with other law firms in London, Singapore, and Paris. Additionally, she has completed secondments in Dublin with Avolon and Milestone Aviation. Rachel completed her Legal Practice Course,… Read more

Oct 23, 2018

Youngblood, Stephen

Mr. Youngblood represents clients in litigation matters. His practice focuses on civil and criminal antitrust. Mr. Youngblood received his B.A., with Honors, in Philosophy with the minor in Astronomy from Swarthmore College in 2012. He earned his J.D. from Duke University School of Law, Magna Cum Laude, in 2016. After law school, Mr. Youngblood served two years as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Louise W. Flanagan in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. The bulk of Mr. Youngblood’s practice consists of defending complex, multi-billion-dollar antitrust class actions and criminal investigations or prosecutions conducted… Read more