ATLANTA (July 9, 2020) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce that UK attorney, Jonathan Russell, has been selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) Guide, the publication’s first specifically aimed at the international private wealth market. Mr. Russell has been recognized as one of the “Associates to watch” for his work in the Private Aircraft – Global-wide practice area.
Based in the firm’s London office, Jonathan Russell is a Senior Associate in SGR’s Global Transport Practice. He is a UK qualified transaction lawyer specializing in the sale, purchase, financing, ownership, and operation of corporate and private aircraft with additional experience in super-yachts. Mr. Russell’s clients include some of the best-known financiers in the aviation sector, in addition to high net worth individuals and large corporations. He is often engaged at the commencement of the acquisition process, where he adds value by utilizing his extensive network of contacts within the business aviation community to ensure his clients receive bespoke, pragmatic, and commercially-minded advice.
The Chambers HNW Guide, published annually by London-based Chambers & Partners, ranks the top lawyers and law firms for international private wealth. The guide also recommends leading accountancy firms, private banks, wealth managers, trust companies and other professional advisers to HNW and UHNW clients around the world. It is used by family offices and professional advisers to wealthy individuals, providing objective guidance on an international scale. To view the 2020 Private Aircraft – Global-wide lawyer rankings in Chambers HNW, click here.
Chambers & Partners also band-ranked SGR in its Chambers USA Guide 2020 in Florida, Georgia or USA – Nationwide in Construction, Corporate/M&A, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Environment, Litigation: General Commercial, Litigation White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, and Transportation: Aviation: Finance. Additionally, in Georgia, Florida, or USA – Nationwide, 14 SGR attorneys were recognized in their respective areas of practice. To view SGR’s 2020 rankings in Chambers USA, click here.
About Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
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 250 attorneys provide legal counsel in more than 45 specialized practice areas, including corporate transactions, litigation, intellectual property, aviation, banking, real estate, construction, employment law, and employee benefits and executive compensation. Founded in 1893, SGR has offices in Atlanta, Austin, Jacksonville, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Munich, New York, Southampton, and Washington, D.C.