Aug 17, 2023

23 SGR Attorneys Named to 2024 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America

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ATLANTA (August 17, 2023) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce that 23 of the Firm’s attorneys have been included in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America in the category’s fourth year.

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America recognizes lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States. Lawyers recognized in “Ones to Watch” are divided by geographic region and practice areas. For the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America, more than 2.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 25,000 lawyers honored in the new edition.

The following attorneys have been named to 2024 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America in their respective practice areas and cities:

Amanda Attenasio — Real Estate Law in New York
Amy Buice — Commercial Litigation in Atlanta
Danielle M. Comanducci — Real Estate Law in New York
Ian J. Dankelman — Commercial Litigation and Insurance Law in Tampa
Cassie R. Daum — Commercial Litigation and Labor and Employment Law – Employee in Jacksonville
Daniel S. Goldstein — Commercial Litigation in New York
Sarah A. Gottlieb — Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property, and Litigation – Patent in Tampa
Sasha Greenberg — Commercial Litigation, Labor and Employment Law – Management, and Litigation – Labor and Employment in Atlanta
Heiko Gruenwald — Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) and Mergers and Acquisitions Law in Atlanta
Austin Hemmer — Commercial Litigation and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants in Atlanta
Daniel Q. Horner — Construction Law and Litigation – Construction in New York
Mickey Jett — Transportation Law in Charlotte
Richard Kalinowski — Construction Law and Litigation – Construction in New York
Sheena K. Khawaja — Real Estate Law in Atlanta
Katlyn DeBoer Krysan — Commercial Litigation in Chicago
Harry Leipsitz — Real Estate Law in Chicago
Tawny Mack — Construction Law and Litigation – Construction in Atlanta
Erin Peterson McCallum — Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Transportation Law in Atlanta
Jamey A. Medlin — Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law in Atlanta
Jacob Obande — Construction Law and Corporate Law in Atlanta
Richard Rivera — Commercial Litigation in Jacksonville
Monica P. Witte — Commercial Litigation in Atlanta
Stephen A. Youngblood — Commercial Litigation in Atlanta

To view SGR’s list of the attorneys named to 2024 The Best Lawyers in America® list, click here.

About Best Lawyers®
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers recognitions are compiled based on an exhaustive Purely Peer Review® evaluation. More than 123,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received more than 20 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. Visit for more information.

About Smith Gambrell Russell
SGR is a full-service, international law firm that advises regional, national and global businesses on a wide range of legal matters. The Firm’s nearly 400 attorneys provide legal counsel in more than 50 specialized practice areas, including corporate transactions, litigation, intellectual property, aviation, banking, real estate, insurance/reinsurance, construction, employment law, international, and employee benefits and executive compensation. Founded in 1893, SGR has 14 domestic and international offices, including Atlanta; Austin; Charlotte; Chicago; Jacksonville, FL; London; Los Angeles; Miami; Munich; New York; Southampton; Springfield, IL; Tampa, FL; and Washington, D.C.

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