Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP announces that three of its attorneys have been elected to partnership as of January 1. Den Webb, James Connelly and Scott Woldow have become recent additions to the 87 partners currently practicing.
Webb is a member of the Zoning, Planning and Land Use Practice at Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP. He has extensive experience in real estate and construction law. Having represented private owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors and surety companies in litigation over all types of major projects. He has also represented property owners in zoning, variance and other administrative hearings and in the related litigation. Mr. Webb received his B.A. from Vanderbilt University and his J.D. degree from Mercer University.
Connelly is a member of the Litigation Practice at Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP. His practice is devoted to the defense of domestic and foreign corporations and individuals in securities class actions and other shareholder-related litigation, as well as in other complex business disputes. He has experience in defending accounting firms in securities matters as well as in accounting malpractice actions. His practice includes representation of individuals in enforcement proceedings conducted by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission as well as in federal law enforcement and grand jury investigations and criminal prosecutions. Mr. Connelly received both his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Virginia.
Woldow is a member of the Intellectual Property Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP, working from the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He specializes in counseling U.S.-based and International clients with regard to intellectual property matters, prosecuting applications to register trademarks and service marks worldwide, maintenance of existing trademark and service mark registrations worldwide, trademark clearance opinions, advice concerning infringement, opposition and cancellation issues, representation of clients before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, consent agreements, settlement agreements and intellectual property litigation. Mr. Woldow earned his B.A. from Hofstra University and an M.B.A. and J.D. degree from American University.