Aug 20, 2019

2019 Jacksonville Fiduciary Summit

Join Partner, Lisa Carrasco, who will be one of the guest speakers at the upcoming 2019 Jacksonville Fiduciary Summit August 20, 2019 11:00am-3:00pm Seminar & Luncheon UNF – Adam W. Herbert University Center – Room 1027 12000 Alumni Drive Jacksonville, Florida 32224 Click here to register (*Special Waived Fee Using code: SGR19) Topics of Discussion… Read more


Aug 27, 2019

SGR and Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School Cocktails and Collaboration

Smith, Gambrell & Russell and Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School are hosting Cocktails & Collaboration celebrating the amazing work of the Cristo Rey Corporate Work Study Program with our clients and sponsors Tuesday, August 27, 2019 5:00pm – 7:00pm 1230 Peachtree Street, NE Suite 3100 *Please note this is an invitation-only event.


Aug 29, 2019

World Affairs Council of Atlanta: Venezuela from the Inside

  As Nicolás Maduro and Juan Guaidó prepare for a new round of negotiations next week, the Venezuelan economy plummets further into chaos and refugees continue to flee the country en masse.  Among the four million Venezuelans who have fled Venezuela over the past four years are an estimated 500 journalists, including CNN journalist Laura Weffer Cifuentes. … Read more


Sep 10, 2019

2020 Women on Boards: A Conversation & Luncheon with Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire

BNY Mellon Wealth Management and Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP invite you to join us for a luncheon discussion with guest speaker, Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire, CEO of the public awareness campaign, “2020 Women on Boards.” For seven years, Betsy was the prime mover behind the effort to pass the recent California legislation which requires all publicly… Read more


Sep 18, 2019

Drone Law: What You Need to Know

Join SGR attorneys and business leaders for a panel discussion on Drone Law. Challenges and Changes in the Sky The use of Unmanned Aerial Devices (UAS), also known as drones, in our nation’s airspaces has rapidly increased, which creates opportunities and challenges for companies, public safety, and governmental officials. As a result, the FAA has… Read more


Oct 10, 2019

The Seminar Group: 16th Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar

With the gig economy picking up momentum, the evolution of the #MeToo movement, unemployment getting even lower, and legislative bodies becoming more active, the timing couldn’t be better to brush up on Labor and Employment laws and recent judicial pronouncements. This seminar will examine developments in labor law, health & welfare benefits, wage & hour,… Read more


Oct 17, 2019

SGR hosts the “Lessor Olympics” in Dublin

The SGR Aviation Group makes it way to Dublin again this October, but things will be a bit different this time.  In the years that SGR has been coming to Dublin we’ve noticed how close-knit the lessor community is, and how competitive lessors can be (in the best way possible!). We have decided to join the games, and… Read more




Prior Events

Aug 7, 2019

Cybersecurity Compliance 2019: Top Ten Things You Need To Know

Smith, Gambrell & Russell’s complimentary seminar hosted by the Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Practice Cybersecurity Compliance 2019: Top Ten Things You Need To Know Wednesday, August 7 8:00am: Continental Breakfast and Registration 8:30am-11:00am: Program and Sessions Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront 225 East Coastline Drive Jacksonville, FL 32202 Attorneys from SGR will provide updates on the following… Read more



Jul 18, 2019

Society of Construction Law North America Southeast Region Inaugural Reception

Smith, Gambrell & Russell and the Society of Construction Law North America invite you to Cocktails & Discussion This is the inaugural reception for the U.S. Chapter Southeast Region of the Society of Construction Law with brief remarks by Dr. Anamaria Popescu, PE, PMP, PSP, Chairman. SGR PARTNER, GREG SMITH, SERVES AS CHAIR OF THE… Read more


Jul 10, 2019

Cybersecurity Compliance 2019: Top Ten Things You Need To Know

Join us for the information half day seminar from 8:00 a.m to 11:00 a.m. Attorneys from SGR will provide updates on the following topics: California Consumer Privacy Act Readiness Notable State Cybersecurity Developments In addition, we will offer breakout sessions for attendees to choose from: Employment Privacy Concerns Health Care Privacy Developments *CLE credit will… Read more


Jul 10, 2019

SGR Sponsors “The Complete Seminar on Communicating with Tact and Professionalism”

The ACC (Association of Corporate Counsel) hosts the Complete Seminar Communicating with Tact and Professionalism. Great communicators are made, not born – it’s a matter of having the right knowledge and tools. Through our research we’ve collected crucial and practical information on these subjects and condensed it into a highly interactive training program. At the… Read more


Jul 10, 2019

Business Sale Preparation – 10 Avoidable Mistakes

In offering their companies for sale, business owners unknowingly often fall prey to a number of mistakes that can affect their companies’ values, while also complicating the business sale process. Join SGR Partner, Jonathan Minnen, as well as other professionals in the upcoming Business Sale Preparation – 10 Avoidable Mistakes Webinar Hosted by PMI Advisors July 10,… Read more


Jun 26, 2019

SGR’s Steve O’Day to Speak on the Panel of Co-hosted “Cannabis Investments – The Latest Industrial Revolution”

Please join Indica Capital Group, Smith Gambrell & Russell and Cherry Bekaert in an educational symposium with panel discussions that explore investment opportunities and the impact across the Southeast. Astonishing economic opportunities are emerging as cannabis moves mainstream. Roughly 30 years after the internet revolution and 50 years after the software revolution, the world is… Read more


Jun 25, 2019

Tech it Out: Emerging Technologies: Explore the Possibilities

WICT’s Tech It Out is an annual one-day conference celebrating cutting-edge technologies, innovation, STEM Student Outreach, expert speakers, and influential technology leaders. Attendees will learn more about Data Privacy, Security, Cloud, Digital Transformation, Artificial Intelligence and much more! SGR Partner, Michael Riesen, will be speaking at this one day conference. June 25, 2019 8:30am – 4:40pm… Read more


Jun 25, 2019

Hemp Industry Investors’ Seminar

This seminar will focus on the rapidly emerging cannabis and hemp production and processing industry. Steve O’Day, head of SGR’s Cannabis Law Practice, will address industry trends. Loveless Johnson III, CEO of AmeriGreen Organics, LLC, an industrial hemp company based in New Mexico will offer insights on the opportunities and challenges relative to early stage… Read more



May 21, 2019

SGR’s Ben Graham-Evans, Jonathan Russell, and Mark Turnbull attending the The European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) annual event.

The European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) is a premier event and the annual meeting place for the European business aviation community. The exhibition brings together business leaders, government officials, manufacturers, flight department personnel, avionics firms, fractional providers, charter/lease companies and all manner of people involved in nearly every aspect of business aviation. The… Read more


May 10, 2019

Conexx Lunch & Learn: The Hemp Road Trip / Cannabis & Israel

Join Conexx and Honeysuckle Magazine to learn about innovations in cannabis from Israel. The lunch and learn consists of a viewing of the 1-hr documentary, “The Hemp Road”, as well as a discussion portion of the event focusing on the breakthroughs in Israeli research and the cannabis plant’s significance in Judaism as sacred medicine. Did you… Read more


May 9, 2019

The W Source Midtown NYC

Hidden Gems, Priceless Wisdom A lively discussion by experts on how to protect, understand, and treasure your precious gems and jewels through wealth and estate planning, and featuring presentations of exquisite items from Piranesi jewelers. Thursday, May 9, 2019 5:30pm-7:30pm Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP 1301 Avenue of the Americas 21st Floor For more information,… Read more




Apr 24, 2019

Leading with Cultural Intelligence: How to Succeed in a Multicultural World

According to a report by Pew Research only 26 women are in CEO roles at Fortune 500 companies, making up 5.2% of the female population. This seminar invites women leaders to a fireside chat to open up and share their real life challenges and wisdom to succeed in today’s multicultural setting. April 24, 2019 6pm-8pm… Read more


Apr 24, 2019

Georgia Appleseed Center for Law & Justice “Good Apple”

Smith, Gambrell & Russell is honored to sponsor Georgia Appleseed’s annual Good Apple Event, which returns to The Stave Room on April 24, 2019, for a night of recognition and celebration. Don’t miss out. Purchase your ticket today! April 24, 2019 The Stave Room 199 Armour Drive, NE Atlanta, GA 30324 2019 Good Apple Award Honorees… Read more


Apr 23, 2019

Workplace 2019: Los Angeles

Workplace 2019: Building on the Best – Taking Your Workplace to the Next Level If you deal with employment issues, answer human resources questions or manage personnel matters, this complimentary, half-day seminar is for you. Please join us on April 23rd to learn more about the ever-changing laws governing your workplace. DATE Tuesday, April 23,… Read more


Apr 19, 2019

ACC Leadership Series

Make Your Mind Work for You: Resiliency and Innovation for Attorneys In our rapidly changing work environments, it is increasingly important to invest in developing personal and cultural resiliency skills. In this four-hour interactive program, we will explore the brain-science behind resiliency and discuss how to develop a growth mindset for increased outcomes both individually… Read more


Apr 18, 2019

Workplace 2019: Atlanta

Workplace 2019: Building on the Best – Taking Your Workplace to the Next Level If you deal with employment issues, answer human resources questions or manage personnel matters, this complimentary, half-day seminar is for you. Please join us on April 18th to learn more about the ever-changing laws governing your workplace. Thursday, April 18, 2019 … Read more


Apr 10, 2019

INTA Canadian Trademark Reform: A Follow Up

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 12noon – 2pm Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP 1055 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW Suite 400 Washington, DC 20007 Speaker will be SGR Partner, Jim Bikoff Buffet Lunch Provided $50/person (INTA members) $75/person (non-members) For more information on INTA, click here. To register to attend, email schase@sgrlaw.com.


Apr 9, 2019

Workplace 2019: Jacksonville

Workplace 2019: Building on the Best – Taking Your Workplace to the Next Level If you deal with employment issues, answer human resources questions or manage personnel matters, this complimentary, half-day seminar is for you. Please join us on April 9th to learn more about the ever-changing laws governing your workplace. ****ADVERTISING**** Tuesday, April 8,… Read more


Apr 3, 2019

City Bar Justice Center Annual Gala

SGR’s Roger Maldonado will make introductory remarks at the City Bar Justice Center Annual Gala Honoring AIG and DLA Piper. The event will be held on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at the New York City Bar. Smith, Gambrell & Russell is one of the event’s sponsors. Please click here for the event’s agenda. 42 West… Read more


Mar 25, 2019

New York City Bar “Hot Topics in Cooperatives & Condominiums 2019”

Join us on Monday, March 25, 2019 at the New York City Bar Association from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. for Hot Topics Affecting Cooperatives & Condominiums 2019 where SGR Partner, Michael Manzi, will be one of the panelists who will discuss the latest legal issues affecting cooperatives & condominiums, including: Insurance Coverage Issues in… Read more


Mar 21, 2019

SGR’s Jonathan Russell Speaks at the 7th ECAS – European Corporate Aviation Summit

SGR’s Jonathan Russell will participate on the panel discussion at the 7th ECAS – European Corporate Aviation Summit to be held on 21st March 2019 in Malta. The 7th Summit will explore the latest developments in the corporate aviation sector of Europe and new business opportunities and challenges.  It will also provide the platform for manufacturers and… Read more



Mar 20, 2019

How to Effectively Monetize Your Patent Portfolio

Partner Ed Pennington presents in this live webinar. March 20, 2019: 12:00 pm – 2:00pm (ET) Patent monetization has now become a key consideration for most companies as licensing and selling their patents can actually generate more revenue. However, due to the evolving Intellectual Property (IP) landscape, companies are faced with a more complex patent… Read more




Mar 19, 2019

Cannabis Laws: Getting into the Weed(s)

Many companies are facing a myriad of issues as they sort through questions, issues and opportunities with cannabis law in Georgia and beyond. Join us for this symposium and cocktail reception as we explore various topics, including: Overview of U.S. and Georgia cannabis law Where is cannabis law going? Patents, trademarks and innovations Cannabis law… Read more


Mar 14, 2019

State Bar of Georgia Hosts the Antitrust and Business Law Sections Luncheon Held at SGR

Please join us Thursday, March 14 for a special luncheon with former FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny and former FTC Attorney Jenny Schwab. We’ll learn about their experiences with the agency and discuss recent enforcement trends. Location: Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP 1230 Peachtree St. NE, Promenade, Suite 3100 Atlanta, GA 30309 Click here to register.



Feb 28, 2019

Steve O’Day to Speak on the Solar Panel Discussion at Southface

Partner, Steve O’Day will be speaking on a Solar Panel Discussion event at Southface on February 28th from 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm. The Solar Panel Discussion event will explore new solutions to existing and reoccurring solar energy problems that impede the growth of its industry market in Georgia. Gathering professionals in the field as… Read more


Feb 26, 2019

MAYNARD Movie Screening

During this month we are proud to host a screening of the movie MAYNARD in which our own SGR Partner P. Andrew Patterson provided commentary and insights of his dear friend Maynard Jackson throughout the movie. Tuesday, February 26, 2019 5:30pm – Reception 6:00pm – Screening Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP 1230 Peachtree Street, NE Suite 3100 Atlanta,… Read more


Feb 25, 2019

The Commercial Division: Past, Present and Future

SGR’s Michael P. Regan, Chair of the Sponsorship Committee for the New York City Bar Association’s The State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction Committee Event invites you to register. The Commercial Division: Past, Present and Future Monday, February 25, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Program Fee: Free for Members | $15 for Non-Members  For… Read more


Feb 12, 2019

GA Bar Launches Construction Law Section Hosted at SGR

The State Bar of Georgia invites you to a reception celebrating the newly-formed Construction Law Section. Join us for drinks and hors d’oeuvres as we network with colleagues and learn more about this new section. Tuesday, February 12 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Location: Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP 1230 Peachtree St. NE, Promenade, Suite 3100… Read more


Feb 8, 2019

Cybersecurity in Healthcare and Medical Devices

SGR and Conexx join together to present this lunch and learn. Susan C. Atkinson, SGR partner, will be a panelist. February 8, 2019 11:30am-1:30pm Smith Gambrell & Russell, LLP 1230 Peachtree Street, NE 31st Floor As healthcare leaps out of the patient room and into web and medical devices worn by everyone, cybersecurity is ever… Read more


Feb 6, 2019

ACS Georgia: 2019 Legal Legends Awards Reception

February 6, 2019 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM , Eastern Time Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP 1230 Peachtree Street, NE, Promenade, Suite 3100 Join the ACS Georgia Lawyer Chapter for our annual Legal Legends Awards Reception, honoring progressive champions of change in our community. Early-bird tickets are now available! Tickets cost $30 for attorneys working in nonprofit,… Read more


Jan 28, 2019

Resolving E-Discovery Disputes Efficiently In Arbitration and In Court

New York State Bar Association Resolving E-Discovery Disputes Efficiently 2019 Monday January 28, 2019 6:00pm-8:00pm (ET) Partner, Roger Maldonado, will speak on Panel 1: This Panel will address the unique issues presented by e-discovery in arbitral settings, such as the effect of streamlined discovery rules, the frequent lack of face-to-face prehearing discovery conferences, and the… Read more


Jan 23, 2019

World Affairs Council of Atlanta: “Tropical Trump? What’s Next for Brazil Under Bolsonaro”

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 5:30pm-6:15pm: Reception 6:15pm-7:30pm: Discussion Hosted at Smith, Gambrell & Russell – 31st Floor Brazil wanted change. Using the rhetoric of the far-right, Jair Bolsonaro, an unconventional politician, delivered change even before taking office. Jair Bolsonaro has been called the “Trump of the Tropics” as there are many parallels in their populist… Read more


Jan 18, 2019

Turner Environmental Law Clinic 20th Anniversary Conference

The Turner Environmental Law Clinic at Emory University School of Law will celebrate its 20th anniversary with an environmental law seminar and conference on Friday, January 18, 2019, from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm at Emory School of Law.  SGR is a sponsor of the conference and SGR partner Andrew Thompson serves on the advisory… Read more



Nov 14, 2018

Join Us for SGR’s Webinar: “Legal Issues Dealing with Distribution in the US”

This webinar will address the complex legal issues—and pitfalls—associated with distributing products in the United States. Various state laws treat franchise, dealership, and sales-agency agreements differently around the country, and our experienced lawyers will discuss those differences and put them into context with real-life examples of how they can be managed before or after a… Read more



Oct 16, 2018

Israeli Innovation in Sports: Meet Verred Buskila, VP, Israeli Olympic Committee

Join us for a unique luncheon focused on how Israeli innovations are changing professional sports. Meet Vered Buskila, VP, The Olympic Committee of Israel and former Israeli Olympian, as she discusses her personal story, highlighting some of her best and worst moments as an Olympic athlete. Feel inspired by her moments of stress, decision-making, crises,… Read more


Oct 11, 2018

SGR’s Annual Dublin Aviation Summit 

This event has concluded. October 11, 2018 Spencer Hotel Excise Walk, IFS, Dublin 1, Ireland 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Lunch Provided Summit Topics Include: A Study on Recent JOLCO Transactions and Their Enhancement Aircraft Repossession: Ireland, the UK, Spain, India, Italy and the United States Update on Aviation Insurance Occurrences and Answers to Your… Read more


Oct 4, 2018

14th Annual Southeastern M&A/Private Equity Forum

Smith, Gambrell & Russell is pleased to announce partner, Nick Rueter will be speaking at the 14th Annual Southeastern M&A/Private Equity Forum. Thursday, October 4, 2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Registration for this event is closed.



Sep 26, 2018

SGR’s Health Care Lunchtime Webinar Series

Health & Welfare Employee Benefit Plan Issues for 2018 and Beyond September 26, 2018 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm  Topic: “IRS/DOL Enforcement Action and Predictions for 2019” To register, please click here.



Sep 12, 2018

SGR’s Health Care Lunchtime Webinar Series

Health & Welfare Employee Benefit Plan Issues for 2018 and Beyond September 12, 2018 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm  Topic: “ACA Reporting and Penalty Response” To register, please click here.


Aug 29, 2018

SGR’s Health Care Lunchtime Webinar Series

Health & Welfare Employee Benefit Plan Issues for 2018 and Beyond August 29, 2018 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm  Topic: “SPDs, SBCs, and SMMs –Common Pitfalls” To register, please click here.



Aug 15, 2018

SGR’s Health Care Lunchtime Webinar Series

Health & Welfare Employee Benefit Plan Issues for 2018 and Beyond August 15, 2018 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm  Topic: “Planning Ahead for Open Enrollment 2018” To register, please click here.


Aug 14, 2018

Deals with Globalization at the Buckhead Club

On Tuesday, August 14th from 7:30 am to 9:30 am the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Atlanta will host a breakfast panel on August 14th on how all things international impact the Atlanta Middle-Market investment landscape. Partner, Rett Peaden will be a guest speaker.  For more information on this event, click here.


Jul 25, 2018

Webinar: GDPR is Here: What to Expect Now?

  Webinar: GDPR is Here: What to Expect Now? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a major European law that went into effect on May 25, 2018. It has far-reaching implications for both domestic and international businesses. Join us for a webinar to explore the impact of GDPR and how it will affect your… Read more



Jun 19, 2018

GDPR is Here: What to Expect Now?

  GDPR is Here: What to Expect Now? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a major European law that went into effect on May 25, 2018. It has far-reaching implications for both domestic and international businesses. Join us for a luncheon to explore the impact of GDPR and how it will affect your company… Read more


Jun 6, 2018

Workplace 2018: Los Angeles

Workplace 2018: Navigating the Changes in Labor & Employment Law If you deal with employment issues, answer human resources questions or manage personnel matters, this complimentary, half-day seminar is for you. Please join us to learn more about the ever-changing laws governing your workplace. Registration is closed. DATE Wednesday, June 6, 2018  The California Club… Read more


May 8, 2018

Workplace 2018: Jacksonville

Workplace 2018: Navigating the Changes in Labor & Employment Law If you deal with employment issues, answer human resources questions or manage personnel matters, this complimentary, half-day seminar is for you. Please join us on May 8th to learn more about the ever-changing laws governing your workplace. DATE Wednesday, May 8, 2018  Jacksonville Marriott 4670… Read more


May 3, 2018

Workplace 2018: Atlanta

Workplace 2018: Navigating the Changes in Labor & Employment Law If you deal with employment issues, answer human resources questions or manage personnel matters, this complimentary, half-day seminar is for you. Please join us on May 3rd to learn more about the ever-changing laws governing your workplace. DATE Thursday, May 3, 2018  Crowne Plaza Atlanta… Read more


Apr 26, 2018

American Chamber of Commerce in Russia Special Business Event: Intellectual property issues in the Russian Federation: Comparison and contrast with U.S. and international practice

The American Chamber of Commerce in Russia invites members to participate in a special business event at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the AmCham headquarters in Moscow (Lesnaya St. 7). SGR Intellectual Property attorney Bruce A. McDonald will be speaking. DATE Thursday, April 26, 2018 LOCATION Ulitsa Lesnaya 7 Block A, 11th… Read more



Mar 7, 2018

Implicit Bias: Understanding and Leveraging It in the Courtroom and Beyond

The courtroom brings together a diverse cast of characters: clients, witnesses, judge, jurors, lawyers and others. As in a traditional work setting, each naturally brings to the experience his or her own implicit attitudes and biases about the others. Understanding that dynamic is as much a critical advantage in the courtroom as it is in… Read more



Feb 23, 2018

ICLE – 27th Annual Georgia Bar Media & Judiciary Conference

Georgia Judges, Journalists and Lawyers and the First Amendment: A Primer on Recurring and Emerging Issues and the Law Join SGR Partner and Former Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears for her panel at 3:00PM REFLECTIONS ON GEORGIA’S JUDICIAL SYSTEM AND SUPREME COURT: THE ROAD TRAVELED AND AHEAD Moderator: Ed Bean, Poston Communications Panelists include: Hon. Harold D…. Read more


Feb 6, 2018

Webinar: Update on Tax Reform Bill — How it Will Affect Health Care

  Join SGR attorney and Health Care Practice Leader, Laura Miller Andrew for a brief update on the health care implications of the tax bill. We will review some of the frequently asked questions about the tax bill as it relates to health care. February 6, 2018 12:30 — 1:00pm Laura Miller Andrew is an SGR Partner… Read more



Jan 23, 2018

INTA Roundtable: ADR in IP

Join Markus Bahmann, Moderator and SGR Partner, and speaker Frau Dr. Elizabeth Kurzweil, Chief Judge at the Upper District Court in Munich fo a roundtable discussion that will explore alternative methods of settling trademark infringement disputes in Germany’s court system. Treffen Sie Markus Bahmann, Moderator und SGR Partner, und die Sprecherin Frau Dr. Elizabeth Kurzweil,… Read more


Dec 7, 2017

16th Annual Women’s Series — Immigration: The Road Map Ahead

  Join SGR and the Belgian, French, Netherlands and German American Chambers of Commerce as well as the British American Business Council for The 16th Annual Women’s Series Immigration: The Road Map Ahead Thursday, December 7th at 6PM Promenade, Suite 3100 1230 Peachtree Street, NE Atlanta, GA 30309 $20 for FACC, GACC South, BACoS, NACCSE & BABC members $20 for College Students $35 for non-members Price includes a Cocktail Reception  U.S. immigration policies impact you, your business, and family. It… Read more


Nov 14, 2017

Webinar: Health Care under the Trump Administration: Impact on Employers and Employees

Join SGR Partner Laura Miller Andrew for a webinar discussion of the current status of health care, including ‘repeal and replace,’ consumer subsidies and other congressional proposals, as well as the impact of President Trump’s executive orders. Learn about expanded association health plans, HRAs, and possible new initiatives that can impact both employers and employees. November 14, 2017… Read more


Nov 8, 2017

Webinar: Construction Claims (Part 3): Settlement

Construction contract controls and construction audit webinar series Most organizations eventually experience a construction claim on a project. Every project is unique and every claim is unique. Therefore, the processes and procedures required to ensure a cost effective and efficient resolution must be tailored to the situation. Join us for three brand new webinars dedicated… Read more


Nov 2, 2017

Seizing Serendipity Book Signing with Former Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears

SGR congratulates our Partner, Former Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears on the publication of the first biography written about her professional and personal journey: Seizing Serendipity written by Professor Rebecca Shriver Davis. In celebration of the book release we invite you to attend a book signing and fireside chat with Former Chief Justice Sears and… Read more


Nov 2, 2017

NYC Ladies Movie Night

Where: The new luxury IPIC Movie Theater, 11 Fulton Street; IPIC Theater will provide plush reclining or oversized seating with tables and in seat waitress service. SGR is also providing all our guests with a pillow, blanket, popcorn and a drink in the theater. Program: 6:00 pm Cocktails and networking in the Tuck Room at… Read more


Oct 13, 2017

2017 Cyber Security Symposium

You’re invited to attend the 2017 Cyber Security Symposium Co-Sponsored by Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP Presenters will address current trends in cyber attacks. By the end of this session, attendees will have an understanding of common cyber threats, what’s at stake and how to prevent their company from attacks. Friday, October 13, 2017 Registration/Breakfast: 8:00-8:30am… Read more


Oct 12, 2017

SGR Annual Aviation Summit — 2017

Please join us and your fellow aviation colleagues for the SGR Annual Aviation Summit in Dublin on 12 October.  Fred Browne of Aergo Capital will provide the Keynote Address with input throughout the day from panels of industry experts, including representatives from Rolls-Royce, Shannon Engine Support, Marsh (AFIC), Intrepid, Sompo International and PwC. 1000h —… Read more


Oct 12, 2017

The 13th Annual Southeastern M&A/Private Equity Forum

SGR is proud to be a sponsor of the 13th Annual Southeast M&A/Private Equity Forum. Date & Time: Thursday, October 12th, 2017 Time: 8:00 am- 5:15 pm Location: The Ballroom at TWELVE Hotel Atlantic Station 361 17th St NW Atlanta, GA 30363


Sep 27, 2017

SGR Sponsors State Bar of Georgia Diversity Program Annual CLE & Luncheon

SGR will be a Bronze Sponsor for the 2017 State Bar of Georgia Diversity Program Annual CLE and Luncheon on Sept. 27th. This year’s program is titled, “Moving Forward the Next 25 Years: The Legal Profession’s Responsibility to Advocate For and Promote Inclusion.” Keynote Speaker: Anna-Lisa Corrales General Counsel and Secretary Jaguar Land Rover North… Read more


Sep 26, 2017

Site Selection and FCA Seminar

Due to closures associated with Hurricane Irma, this event has been rescheduled for Tuesday, September 26, 2017    SGR attorneys Florian Stamm, Benjamin Brooks, and Parker Sanders present a brief seminar designed to address issues surrounding the site selection process, what you need to know before it’s too late. Topics will include: Site Selection Criteria… Read more


Sep 21, 2017

Webinar: Hiring International Employees in the US

The French-American Chamber of Commerce Atlanta, The French-American Chamber of Commerce of the Carolinas and Smith Gambrell & Russell invite you to attend a webinar on employee hiring in the US. There are many important considerations when hiring employees in the U.S. It is important to understand your obligations as an employer and what you can and cannot do. Employment laws vary… Read more


Sep 19, 2017

Balancing the Scales Screening: Documentary Of Women Attorneys & Equality

Based on interviews conducted over two decades, Balancing the Scales by Sharon Rowen is an insightful look at the story of women lawyers in America.  The interviewees include a broad array of lawyers and judges across five generations, including SGR’s former Georgia Supreme Court Justice Leah Ward Sears, along with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg,… Read more


Aug 31, 2017

“The Law & Politics of Appearance” – CLE Luncheon

SGR is hosting a luncheon for GABWA (Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys) this Thursday – August 31 from 12:00 pm – 1:30pm  – “The Law & Politics of Appearance.” Justice Sears, Toysha Massey and Lee Watts will be on the panel discussing the role of appearance in law firms and courtrooms, as well as developing… Read more



Aug 23, 2017

Dave Moore Presents at the Georgia Environmental Law Conference on August 23-25

Dave Moore will be speaking on the Clean Water Act NPDES permitting over the three-day event. GEC will host an elite group of environmental professionals seeking to exchange knowledge and share ideas around environmental concerns in Georgia and across the Southeast region. The curriculum, designed and developed by our 50-member Steering Committee, offers more than… Read more



Aug 10, 2017

Tulane Law School Alumni Summer in the City

Please join Dean David Meyer, current students and fellow Tulane Law alumni for a reception. Register Here Date & Time: Thursday August 10th, 2017 Time: 6:30-8:30 pm Location: Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP 1230 Peachtree Street Promenade, Suite 3100 *Building and parking deck located on 15th Street. See driving directions. RSVP by August 4th to… Read more


Aug 9, 2017

Promoting Public Access and Transparency in Georgia’s Judicial Branch

A  panel of Georgia Judges will gather after the Judicial Council meeting on August 9 at 1 pm to discuss “Promoting Public Access and Transparency in Georgia’s Judicial Branch #Engage.” The panel will be moderated by Jane Hansen, Public Information Officer, Supreme Court of Georgia. Panelists include former Chief Justice Leah Sears (retired), Judge Stephen… Read more


Jul 13, 2017

Israel’s Industries and Innovation

Uriel Lynn, President, and Dan Carmeli, CEO, of The Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce will be speaking about what the FICC does as well as the Israeli culture of innovation in industries. Register Here Date & Time: Thursday July 13th, 2017 Time: 5:30-7:30 pm Location: Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP 1230 Peachtree Street Promenade,… Read more


Jun 28, 2017

World Affairs Council of Atlanta Presents: “Cuba: Back to Square One?”

SGR is hosting a reception and briefing called Cuba: Back to Square One? put on by the World Affairs Council of Atlanta. This event will detail the new Cuba travel regulations imposed by the White House. Date & Time: Wednesday, June 28th 6:30 pm- 8:15 pm Location: Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP 1230 Peachtree Street Promenade, Suite 3100


Jun 27, 2017

Global Atlanta’s Latin American Crossroads: Colombia: Peace, Progress, Prosperity

SGR hosts Global Atlanta’s Latin American Crossroads: Colombia: Peace, Progress, Prosperity. This is the first of a series of events highlighting Atlanta’s connections in the region and aspirations a as a hub for the hemisphere. Date & Time: Tuesday, June 27th 4:30 pm- 6:30 pm Location: Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP 1230 Peachtree Street Promenade, Suite 3100


Jun 24, 2017

Atlanta Habitat for Humanity Buildable Hours Day

Smith, Gambrell & Russell will be putting on their hard hats to work alongside Warren Averett for the Atlanta Habitat for Humanity Buildable Hours Day on June 24th. SGR is proud to help build a house for Ms. Whitaker. Homebuyer Profile: Ms. Whitaker is a family advocate for a non-profit where she focuses on single mothers,… Read more


Jun 11, 2017

Rotary International Convention Reception

SGR is hosting a reception for the Rotary International Convention. It will be held in the lobby on the 31st floor. Date & Time: Sunday, June 11th 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm Location: Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP 1230 Peachtree Street Promenade, Suite 3100


Jun 9, 2017

Atlanta International Arbitration Society Plenary Meeting & CLE Program

SGR will be hosting the Atlanta International Arbitration Society for their Plenary Meeting as well as a continuing legal education (CLE) seminar entitled “Ethics and Current Issues in International Commercial Arbitration.” Date & Time: Friday, June 9th 12:00 pm- 2:30 pm Location: Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP 1230 Peachtree Street Promenade, Suite 3100 A conference call… Read more


Jun 1, 2017

Current Governance Issues in Cooperatives & Condominiums

  Now is the time to register for Current Governance Issues in Cooperatives & Condominiums. At this program, sponsored by the New York City Bar’s Committee on Cooperative & Condominium Law, you will learn from an experienced panel about: Expense Allocation Issues in Mixed-Use Condominiums Employment Related Issues in Co-ops and Condominiums Hear from Program… Read more



May 16, 2017

Workplace 2017: New York

Workplace 2017: Effective Tools for Managing Labor & Employment Law Issues If you deal with employment issues, answer human resources questions or manage personnel matters, this complimentary, half-day seminar is for you. Please join us on May 16th to learn more about the ever-changing laws governing your workplace. Register Here DATE Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 … Read more


May 4, 2017

Workplace 2017: Atlanta

Workplace 2017: Effective Tools for Managing Labor & Employment Law Issues If you deal with employment issues, answer human resources questions or manage personnel matters, this complimentary, half-day seminar is for you. Please join us on May 4th to learn more about the ever-changing laws governing your workplace. Register Here DATE Thursday, May 4, 2017 … Read more


May 3, 2017

Workplace 2017: Jacksonville

Workplace 2017: Effective Tools for Managing Labor & Employment Law Issues If you deal with employment issues, answer human resources questions or manage personnel matters, this complimentary, half-day seminar is for you. Please join us on May 3rd to learn more about the ever-changing laws governing your workplace. Register Here DATE Wednesday, May 3, 2017 … Read more




Mar 5, 2017

ISTAT Conference Dinners

SGR’s Air Transport Group will be hosting two dinners at the ISTAT Conference in San Diego, California on March 5th and 6th. Please contact Jaleesa Smith, jsmith@sgrlaw.com, for more information.


Mar 2, 2017

Hot Topics Affecting Cooperatives & Condominiums 2017

This twice yearly program is essential for those who practice coop and condo law and for those attorneys who sit on boards. The panel will discuss timely topics including an update of the most recent case law. Michael Manzi will be presenting on “Case Law Update: Cooperatives and Condominiums”. Location: New York City Bar Association 42… Read more



Oct 19, 2016

Webinar: Thinking About Your Appeal Before You Try Your Case

Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP invites you to a complimentary webinar: Join Ed Wasmuth as he discusses the right time to think about an appeal and sound trial preparation which includes anticipating appellate issues and planning to make the proper motion, objection or record to ensure that an appellate court will review that alleged error. Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:30… Read more


Oct 14, 2016

Choosing our Energy Future II

A Town Hall Discussion of Regulatory Scenarios and No-Regrets Strategies for Georgia Steve O’Day will be a presenting speaker at “Choosing Our Energy Future II”, sponsored by the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance, on October 14.  Steve will discuss potential scenarios for federal and state regulations applicable to energy production, in light of the Supreme Court’s stay… Read more


Oct 13, 2016

HERstory

A cocktail event celebrating American Business Women’s Day — Atlanta Featuring tours of the home and museum of famed Atlanta author, Margaret Mitchell October 13, 2016 / 6:00 PM Cocktails Margaret Mitchell House and Museum 990 Peachtree Street RSVP to events@sgrlaw.com    


Oct 05, 2016

12th Annual Southeastern M&A/Private Equity Forum

SGR’s John Spillman will be a panelist on From Growing Pains to Growing Gains: Exploring Key Cases in Mid-Market Success at 11″30 am at the 12th Annual Southeastern M&A/Private Equity Forum. The Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute is pleased to present the 12th Annual Southeastern M&A/Private Equity Forum in Atlanta, GA on October 5, 2016. The premier professional education and networking… Read more


Sep 29, 2016

Not Your Mother’s Workplace

Celebrating American Business Women’s Day — Jacksonville A frank conversation about stress featuring Dr. Sharon Berquist September 29, 2016 4:00 PM Workshop 5:30 PM Cocktails 50 N. Laura Street, Suite 2600 Jacksonville, FL  


Sep 22, 2016

Pearls of Wisdom

Celebrating American Business Women’s Day — New York Featuring Stacey Lowenthal of Piranesi Jewelers, we’ll be showcasing exquisite pieces from Piranesi Jewelers and discussing the art and value of collecting gems and jewels. Our experts will offer sage advice about the importance of Estate Planning and other tips on how to protect your valuables. September… Read more


Sep 15, 2016

Law School for the CFO

SGR will be hosting The CFO Leadership Council for one of their most popular programs nationwide! The team will discuss major topics that CFOs and senior financial professionals deal with on a day-to-day basis including employment law, social media policies and employee issues, and cyber security.     The program provides practical advice with trends/updates… Read more


Jul 23, 2016

SGR Webinar: Understanding The New Tax Rules that Will Change Every LLC and Partnership

Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP invites you to a complimentary webinar: “Understanding the New Tax Rules That Will Change Every LLC and Partnership” Join Joe Mandarino,  Steve Richman and A.J. Rollins as they discuss the following changes:  The new rules that will change the way partnerships and LLCs are taxed,  What other people are doing in advance of these changes, and  Sample language for… Read more


Jun 03, 2016

NY CLE: Current Governance Issues in Cooperatives & Condominiums

This updated annual seminar is intended for attorneys who represent cooperatives and condominiums and, in particular, those who serve as directors on cooperative and condominium boards. Presentations will be provided on important topics relating to current governance issues.  Thursday, June 2, 2016 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. New York City Bar 42 West 44th St… Read more


May 20, 2016

IP Considerations – Atlanta Technology Angels May Event

Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP and Atlanta Technology Angels invite you to the May ATA education event “Intellectual Property Considerations for Investing in Early-Stage Companies” Thursday, May 19, 2016 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Promenade Building, 31st Floor Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP 1230 Peachtree Street, NE Atlanta, GA Whether you are an angel investor or entrepreneur, intellectual property issues… Read more


May 11, 2016

Workplace 2016 – New York

If you deal with employment issues, answer human resources questions or manage personnel matters, this complimentary, half-day seminar is for you. Please join us on April 30th to learn more about the ever-changing laws governing your workplace. [DATE]  Wednesday, May 11, 2016  Kitano Hotel 66 Park Avenue E 38th Street New York, NY 10016 |212-885-7000 [TIME]… Read more


May 03, 2016

Workplace 2016 – Atlanta

If you deal with employment issues, answer human resources questions or manage personnel matters, this complimentary, half-day seminar is for you. Please join us on May 3 to learn more about the ever-changing laws governing your workplace. [DATE]  Tuesday, May 3, 2016 Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center 246 Perimeter Center Parkway Atlanta, GA 30346 | 770-394-6500 [TIME]… Read more


Apr 27, 2016

Workplace 2016 – Jacksonville

If you deal with employment issues, answer human resources questions or manage personnel matters, this complimentary, half-day seminar is for you. Please join us on April 27th to learn more about the ever-changing laws governing your workplace. [DATE]  Wednesday, April 27, 2016  Jacksonville Marriott 4670 Salisbury Road Jacksonville, FL 32256 | 904-296-2222 [TIME]   8:00-8:30 a.m…. Read more


Apr 05, 2016

Venezuela: A Crisis At Our Doorstep

SGR is supporting the World Affairs Council of Atlanta in hosting An Evening Briefing with Ambassador Roger Noriega Visiting Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; Former Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs In discussion with Ambassador Charles Shapiro Time: Tuesday April 5, 2016  


Mar 23, 2016

15th Annual Georgia Water Law & Regulation

As it has been for the last decade, water continues to be the number one environmental issue in the State of Georgia. Whether the discussion involves water quality or water quantity, regulators, developers, legislators, county officials, and non-governmental organizations face a tough challenge—how to maintain and preserve the State’s unique water resources while still fostering… Read more


Mar 12, 2016

New York City Bar Association’s Employment Law Institute

New York City Bar Association’s Employment Law Institute Friday, March 11, 2016 Time: 8:15 am – 5:40 pm SGR’s Peter Goodman will be on a panel discussion for “Prosecuting & Defending Wage & Hour Cases” from 3:00 to 4:15 pm.


Mar 09, 2016

CLE on Professionalism and its Demands on In House Counsel

Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP  invites you to a CLE seminar Professionalism and Its Demands on In-House Counsel” Professor Timothy Terrell will discuss professional values for outside and in-house counsel and the challenge of professionalism. His presentation will also address: Professionalism and Tradition Professionalism and “Legal Health” The fundamental values inherent in professionalism The unique content… Read more


Mar 02, 2016

The Risks and Rewards of Crowdfunding

Creative Financing for the Creative World:  The New Crowdfunding Regulations What is different about the new Crowdfunding Regulations? What do they permit that was not permitted before? What federal and state tax incentives are available to producers and how do they work? What other financing options are available today for producing creative works? The federal… Read more


Feb 12, 2016

Doing Business in the United States

Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP &  French American Chamber of Commerce & German American Chamber of Commerce invites you to a panel discussion and cocktail reception: Doing Business in the United States  The seminar will have a panel discussion that addresses immigration and employment law issues related to doing business in the United States.  Thursday, February 11, 2016 Panel: 4:00… Read more