The Leaders Speak Podcast


In our podcasts, we discuss current legal issues in more than 45 specialized practice areas, including corporate transactions, litigation, intellectual property, aviation, banking, construction and employment law.


Episode 29 – Estate Planning and Wealth Management during COVID-19

In this episode, Collins Brown, SGR Partner in the Private Client Group Practice, discusses estate planning and wealth management during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Episode 28 – The Practice of Yoga with SGR Partner Tony Cochran

In this podcast, SGR Partner Tony Cochran discusses a different kind of practice. The practice of Yoga. This is a stressful time and the legal industry itself can be very stressful. This open discussion is about how to relieve stress and how to manage the pressures of the legal industry.


Episode 27 – Paycheck Protection Program (P3) Revisited with SGR Partners Marc Latman and John Spillman

In this episode, SGR Partners John Spillman and Marc Latman revisit SGR’s webinar on the Paycheck Protection Program (P3) and discuss any changes you need to know, including the Government having companies return funds.


Episode 26 – Business Litigation and COVID-19 with SGR Partner Gavin White


Episode 25 – What Makes a Good Patent with SGR Partner Michael Riesen, John Stankiewicz IP Counsel for Rolls-Royce and Matt Prater Senior IP Counsel for SABIC

In this episode, SGR Partner Michael Riesen has a casual conversation about “What Makes a Good Patent” with John Stankiewicz IP Counsel for Rolls-Royce Corporation and Matt Prater Senior IP Counsel for SABIC.


Episode 24 – Licensing and Compliance with Peter Crofton

Peter Crofton is a partner in SGR’s Construction Law practice. In this episode, he discusses contractor licensing.


Episode 23 – Gregory J. Kirsch Partner | Head of the Intellectual Property Practice


Episode 22 – Stephen M. Forte, Managing Partner, Atlanta


Episode 21 – Laura L. Wartner | Head of the Tax Practice | Private Client Services

Laura L. Wartner is a Partner in and Head of Smith, Gambrell & Russell’s Tax Practice, with a focus in Private Client Services on family business planning, estate planning, and probate administration.


Episode 20 – Stephen M. Forte Role as SGR’s Managing Partner | Culture & Collaboration

Stephen M. Forte is the Managing Partner and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP.


Episode 19 – John C. Ethridge, Jr. Partner | Corporate Practice

John C. Ethridge, Jr. is a Partner in the Corporate Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP.


Episode 18 – Brett Lockwood | Corporate Practice Partner | What Sets SGR Apart?

Brett Lockwood is a Partner in the Corporate Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP and chairs the Firm’s Technology Law Practice Group.


Episode 17 – Laura L. Wartner | Private Wealth Services | Family Legacy Planning

Laura L. Wartner is a Partner in and Head of Smith, Gambrell & Russell’s Tax Practice, with a focus in Private Client Services on family business planning, estate planning, and probate administration.


Episode 16 – John C. Ethridge, Jr | International Business | Mergers & Acquisitions

John C. Ethridge, Jr. is a Partner in the Corporate Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP.


Episode 15 – Lee Watts | Chief Marketing Officer | Trends in Legal Marketing

As Chief Marketing Officer, Ms. Watts is responsible for the marketing, advertising and business development of Smith Gambrell. She works closely with the attorneys to develop and implement business development plans for practices, industries, and offices.


Episode 14 – John C. Ethridge, Jr. Partner | Private Equity Trends

John C. Ethridge, Jr. is a Partner in the Corporate Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP.


Episode 13 – Laura Wartner | Women in Law | SGRow

Laura L. Wartner is a Partner in and Head of Smith, Gambrell & Russell’s Tax Practice, with a focus in Private Client Services on family business planning, estate planning, and probate administration.


Episode 12 – Gregory J. Kirsch | SGR Locations | Intellectual Property Protection

Gregory J. Kirsch is a Partner and the Head of the Intellectual Property Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP.


Episode 11 – Brett Lockwood, Partner | Cybersecurity & Data Privacy | Compliance

Brett Lockwood is a Partner in the Corporate Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP and chairs the Firm’s Technology Law Practice Group.


Episode 10 – Lee Watts | Chief Marketing Officer | Collaboration & Business Development

As Chief Marketing Officer, Ms. Watts is responsible for the marketing, advertising and business development of Smith Gambrell. She works closely with the attorneys to develop and implement business development plans for practices, industries, and offices.


Episode 9 – John C. Ethridge, Jr. Partner | Corporate Practice | What Sets SGR Apart?

John C. Ethridge, Jr. is a Partner in the Corporate Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP.


Episode 8 – Gregory J. Kirsch (Client Success Story)

Gregory J. Kirsch is a Partner and the Head of the Intellectual Property Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP.


Episode 7 – Brett Lockwood | Corporate Practice Partner | What Sets SGR Apart?

Brett Lockwood is a Partner in the Corporate Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP and chairs the Firm’s Technology Law Practice Group.


Episode 6 – Lee Watts | Chief Marketing Office | Legal Marketing Experiences

As Chief Marketing Officer, Ms. Watts is responsible for the marketing, advertising and business development of Smith Gambrell. She works closely with the attorneys to develop and implement business development plans for practices, industries and offices.


Episode 5 – Gregory J. Kirsch Partner | Head of the Intellectual Property Practice

Gregory J. Kirsch is a Partner and the Head of the Intellectual Property Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP.


Episode 4 – Brett Lockwood | Corporate Practice Partner | Client Success Story

Brett Lockwood is a Partner in the Corporate Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP and chairs the Firm’s Technology Law Practice Group.


Episode 3 – Laura L. Wartner | Head Of The Tax Practice | Private Client Services

Laura L. Wartner is a Partner in and Head of Smith, Gambrell & Russell’s Tax Practice, with a focus in Private Client Services on family business planning, estate planning, and probate administration.


Episode 2 – Gregory J. Kirsch Partner | Head Of The Intellectual Property Practice

Gregory J. Kirsch is a Partner and the Head of the Intellectual Property Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP.


Episode 1 – Stephen M. Forte, Managing Partner, Atlanta

Stephen M. Forte is the Managing Partner and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP.


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