ATLANTA (January 31, 2002) — Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP announced today that three of its Atlanta attorneys have been elevated to partner as of January 1, 2002. Mark de St. Aubin, Greta Thomasson and Michael Rubinger become the most recent additions to the more than 90 partners currently practicing at SGR Atlanta.
De St. Aubin is a member of the Construction Law Section at Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP. Though his practice is concentrated in the area of Construction Law, he also represents clients in complex commercial matters. His practice focuses on resolving both national and international disputes through arbitration, mediation and the courts. A native of Atlanta, de St. Aubin received his B.A. degree in English from Wake Forest University in 1989. He received his J.D. degree from the University of Mississippi in 1993, where he served as Symposium Editor of the University of Mississippi Law Journal.
Thomasson is an attorney in the Bankruptcy/Creditors Rights Section of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP. Her practice largely consists of commercial/secured lending and other transactional work, though she also works on bankruptcy matters. A native of Georgia, Thomasson received her B.A., magna cum laude, with senior departmental honors in political science from Clemson University in 1991. In 1994, she received a J.D., cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center.
Rubinger is an attorney in the Corporate Section of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and other corporate transactions, as well as software and content licensing and related agreements. He has extensive experience working with software and other technology businesses and is a member of the Firm’s Technology Law Practice Group. Rubinger graduated, with high honors, from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla., with a degree in business administration and a major in finance. He received his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich.