ATLANTA (January 3, 2007) — Smith, Gambrell & Russell announces the addition of 8 attorneys to its partnership.
The new partners are:
Hal Gill: Mr. Gill practices in the firm’s Real Estate section. Mr. Gill has experience in commercial real estate representing both developers and lending institutions. He also has an active hospitality practice in representing hotel owners and developers.
Keith Daw: Mr. Daw practices in SGR’s Environmental section out of its Jacksonville office. He has seventeen years of experience counseling clients in environmental matters.
Ann Murray: Ms. Murray practices in the firm’s Executive Compensation and ERISA/Employee Benefits practice area. She counsels clients on the design and administration of qualified and nonqualified plans, IRS and DOL matters, merger and acquisition issues, welfare benefits and executive compensation.
Scott Harty: Mr. Harty practices in the firm’s Tax section. His practice focuses on corporate and international tax matters which includes international corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, and inbound and outbound tax planning.
Shannan Oliver: Ms. Oliver is a member of the firm’s Zoning, Planning and Land Use section. She has almost ten years experience in providing assistance with and support for clients in their litigation and day-to-day business needs.
Eric Hanson: Mr. Hanson is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property section. His practice concentrates on domestic and international patent prosecution matters and assisting clients to develop intellectual property protection strategies.
Ben Brooks: Mr. Brooks practices in the firm’s Public Finance group. He has almost nine years experience in public school finance, 501 (c)(3) bonds, manufacturing facility bonds, tax-exempt leasing, variable rate demand bonds, post-issuance tax compliance issues, local government financial incentives and tax reduction bonds.
Andy Thompson: Mr. Thompson practices in the firm’s Environmental section. He counsels clients in toxic tort litigation, Clean Water Act permitting and compliance, mold litigation, hazardous waste, groundwater contamination, environmental cleanup and emergency response.