Jul 19, 2012

Energy Law

Environmental, Energy Law

The Energy Law attorneys of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP provide transactional, regulatory and dispute resolution services for businesses in this industry. SGR attorneys have extensive experience before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), including Federal Power Act regulatory requirements, Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act requirements, Energy Consumer Protection Act, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration requirements, and many others. SGR attorneys have represented utilities, independent power producers (IPPs), qualifying facilities (QFs), liquid and natural gas pipeline companies, and natural gas marketers. SGR attorneys have experience with energy facility siting, transmission, interconnections, preemption, and associated regulatory matters. We also represent… Read more

Apr 7, 2017

Environmental / Natural Resources Law

Environmental, Energy Law

Environmental laws and regulations impact virtually every business in America, large and small, public and private. As a result, counseling our clients in the cost-effective and sensible handling of environmental matters is of the utmost importance to Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP attorneys. SGR attorneys have represented clients on environmental issues for over four decades. In 1970, one of our partners was the founding chairman of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia. Since that time, the Firm’s environmental attorneys have been leaders in responding to the expansion of environmental laws. Our Chambers-ranked Environmental Law / Natural… Read more

Jul 19, 2012

Sustainability Practice

Environmental, Energy Law

SGR is proactively leading the Sustainability movement from a legal perspective. Counseling our clients in the cost-effective and sensible handling of sustainability matters is of the utmost importance to SGR attorneys. It is our goal to ensure our clients stay ahead of the curve in all areas of business within this rapidly changing environment. SGR’s Sustainability Practice Group offers an innovative, interdisciplinary approach to provide clients with a “one-stop-shop” for all of their sustainability needs. The highly-integrated group concentrates on legal issues in the sustainability context. The Group includes experts in environmental law, land use, real estate, construction, corporate law,… Read more

Mar 25, 2014

Worker Safety and OSHA

Worker Safety OSHA

Since 1970, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has set the health and safety standards that employers must follow to protect their employees from injury or illness at work. Our team, comprised of experts from our Labor and Employment Practice and our Environmental Practice, has a long history of supporting clients in dealing with these requirements at both a federal and state level, including compliance with worker safety programs in states that have been delegated the implementation of OSHA’s worker safety and health program. We regularly provide assistance with the following: Compliance… Read more