ATLANTA (June 16, 2010) — Smith, Gambrell & Russell attorneys and practices have been recognized by the 2010 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and the Legal 500 United States guides in their annual rankings.
Chambers USA recognized the firm’s Antitrust, Banking & Finance, Construction, Corporate/M&A, Immigration, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Real Estate practices. The following lawyers were ranked as “Leaders in their Field” in their respective areas of practice:
Babette L. Ashley — Real Estate
Thomas H. Asselin — Construction
Scott D. Cahalan — Construction
Scott A. Harty — Tax
Dale Lischer — Intellectual Property
J. Rodgers Lunsford III — Intellectual Property
Stephen E. O’Day — Environment
Anton F. Mertens — Immigration
Thomas W. Rhodes — Antitrust
Robert C. Schwartz — Banking & Finance: Mainly Regulatory
Published annually by London-based Chambers & Partners, the 2010 Chambers USA guide consists of tiered attorney and practice area rankings by location with corresponding client and peer commentary. The firms and attorneys are selected for the merit-based listing based on interviews with thousands of clients, attorneys and third-party experts across the U.S. Complete rankings can be found online at www.chambers.com
The Legal 500 ranked the firm in two categories: Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts within M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500m) and Real estate and Construction within Real Estate: East Coast.
The Legal 500 United States guide provides independent, unbiased commentary on leading law firms and their lawyers largely based on the combined opinions of corporate counsel and law firm clients who participated in each practice area. Complete rankings can be found online at www.legal500.com