NEW YORK (September 21, 2010) — The law firm of Smith, Gambrell & Russell is pleased to announce that New York partner J. Joseph Bainton was selected for inclusion in “New York Super Lawyers — Metro Edition” for 2010.
Mr. Bainton is head of SGR’s litigation practice in New York. He has, for 35 years, represented a wide variety of public and private clients in various types of commercial litigation. He also advises clients in the areas of intellectual property, accounting malpractice, corporate governance, and products liability. He is a member of The American Bar Association, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, The Defense Research Institute, The Federal Bar Council, The International Trademark Association, and The Product Liability Advisory Council. Mr. Bainton received his J.D. degree from Rutgers University and his Bachelor’s degree from Kenyon College.
A service of the Thomson Reuters Legal division based in Eagan, Minn., Super Lawyers is an annual jurisdictional listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 areas of practice with only five percent of the lawyers from any state or region included each year. Lawyers are chosen using a multiphase selection process which includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, and a peer review of candidates by practice area. Super Lawyers can be found online at www.superlawyers.com.